Shehryar Afridi elected as Head of Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir

10:35 AM | 14 May, 2020
Shehryar Afridi elected as Head of Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir
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ISLAMABAD - Minister of State for SAFRON Shehryar Afridi has been elected as Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir.

Shehryar Afridi has replaced Syed Fakhar Imam who was leading the Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir since 2019.

Sanaullah Khan Mastokhel proposed Shehryar Afridi's name for the committee’s top slot, however, PML-N's  Khurram Dastagir and Mushahidullah Khan and PPP leader Sherry Rehman boycotted the proceedings and argued that they had not been consulted for the unanimous election of the committee.

Later, the committee elected Shehryar Afridi as the new head of the committee.

Later, addressing the committee, Shehryar Afridi said that all political parties speak with one voice on Kashmir issue and he would take all parties along.

Shehryar Afridi served as the Minister of State for Interior from 31 August 2018 to 18 April 2019.