Senator Shibli Faraz takes oath as new information minister


ISLAMABAD: Senator Shibli Faraz took oath as Minister for Information and Broadcasting at the President House in Islamabad on Tuesday, ARY News reported. President Dr Arif Alvi administered the oath at a ceremony where social distancing was practised due to the coronavirus scare. Prime Minister Imran Khan in a surprise move on Monday replaced his special assistant on information Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan with retired Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa and appointed Leader of the House in the Senate Shibli Faraz as federal minister for information and broadcasting.