Barrister Zafarullah appointed new Law Minister

07:40 PM | 4 Dec, 2017
Barrister Zafarullah appointed new Law Minister
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ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has appointed PML-N's Barrister Zafarullah Khan as the country's new Law minister .

His appointment follows the voluntary resignation of Zahid Hamid , who stepped down as minister following the deadly clashes and an army-brokered peace agreement between religio-political protesters and the federal government last week.

Khan, a lawyer by profession, was appointed as the special assistant to Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif for human rights division with the status of minister of state in 2015.