ISLAMABAD: In what is being called Nawaz Sharif's first decision as the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nasir Mahmood Khosa was appointed as a secretary to Prime Minister on Wednesday, Express News reported.
The post of principal secretary, though, has been removed.
Fawad Hassan Fawad was appointed as the Additional Secretary to the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister's Secretariat will now be called the Prime Minister's Office, Express News reported.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif became the first politician in the country’s parliamentary history to make it to the office of prime minister for a third time.
Nawaz Sharif beat his competition by receiving a total of 244 votes, whereas Makhdoom Javed Hashmi received 31 votes and Makdhoom Amin Fahim recieved a total of 42 votes.
After formally chosen by a vote in the National Assembly, Sharif took his oath under President Asif Ali Zardari.