Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minsiter Nawaz Sharif has appointed Marriyam Aurangzeb as the state minister for Information and Broadcasting.


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The formal notification for Marriyam Aurangzeb appointment will be issued shortly, officials said on Monday.

Daughter of PML-N Senator Mushahidullah Khan, Marriyam Aurangzeb has been a member of ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz since 2013.

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She has replaced Senator Perviaz Rashid who had resigned from the ministry last week for letting a leaked story on top secret meeting published.

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The new Information minister was educated at Federal Government College, Islamabad (BA), Quaid-i-Azam University (MSc, Economics) and King’s College London (MSc, Environment and Development). She occupies one of the 60 seats in the National Assembly reserved for women.