Islamabad (Staff Report): Brigadier (retd) Ijaz Shah, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) MNA from NA-118, Nankana Sahib-II constituency, on Tuesday took oath as Minister for Parliamentary Affairs.
President Arif Alvi administered the oath at a ceremony at President House.
“President Arif Alvi has approved the summary sent by the PM and appointed Shah as the federal minister for parliamentary affairs,” said Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry in a tweet on Friday.
وزیر اعظم پاکستان کے مشورے پر صدر مملکت نے بریگیڈئر ریٹائرڈ اعجازُ شاہ کو وفاقی وزیر بنانے کی منظوری دی ہے، اعجاز شاہ پارلیمانی امور کے وفاقی وزیر کی حیثیت سے ذمہ داریاں انجام دیں گے— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) March 29, 2019
Shah was a close aide of former military dictator Pervez Musharraf and served as director general of the Intelligence Bureau from 2004 to 2008.
Former prime minister Benazir Bhutto had named Shah as one of the five people who should be investigated if she were assassinated.