After a major bureaucratic reshuffle in Punjab’s administration, provincial minister Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chauhan has been reappointed as the information minister of Punjab. Mr Chauhan has been granted an additional charge of the information minister ship beside the Provincial Minister for Colonies.
Mr Aslam Iqbal had excused himself from the additional charge of handling information ministry responsibilities.
Earlier, Fayyazul Hassan Chohan came under fire after his anti-Hindu remarks, ruling PTI took strict action against him and he was removed from his post. Fayyaz Chohan had earlier apologized for statement against the Hindu community and said his remarks were not meant to target the Hindu religion or community as he had just addressed the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, its army and media.
Prime Minister Imran Khan had also expressed his displeasure with Chohan over anti-Hindu remarks and said derogatory statement against any minority is unacceptable.
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17 November, 2019