ISLAMABAD (9 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to appoint Minister for Science Fawad Chaudhry as his spokesperson.
According to sources, the federal minister will serve as the prime minister’s spokesperson in addition to managing his science and technology portfolio.
The sources said that Nadeem Afzal Chan, the current spokesperson who is also the prime minister’s special assistant on parliamentary coordination, wants to step down citing his inability to carry on holding the post.
It was also reported that the prime minister requested Fawad Chaudhry, a media affairs expert, to replace Chan.
The PM’s Office will issue a formal notification in a few days.
On April 19, a major reshuffle had taken place in the federal cabinet as the portfolio of information minister has been taken away from Fawad Chaudhry and he has been named as the federal minister for science and technology.