Lahore (Staff Report): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Syed Sumsam Ali Bukhari on Wednesday took oath as Punjab’s provincial minister.
The oath was administered by Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar at the Governor House. The oath-taking ceremony was attended by Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and other provincial ministers.
Punjab CM spokesperson Dr Shahbaz Gill tweeted welcoming Bukhari on-board as Punjab information minister.
Welcome on-board Syed Sumsam Ali Bukhari as Punjab information Minister pic.twitter.com/5Iaazx2qyN— Dr. Shahbaz GiLL (@SHABAZGIL) March 5, 2019
Bukhari will replace Fayyazul Hassan Chohan as Punjab information minister.
On Tuesday, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar accepted Fayyazul Hassan Chohan's resignation from his post as provincial minister for information and culture over his anti-Hindu remarks.
According to sources, Buzdar summoned Chohan at the CM House and asked him to tender his resignation over anti-Hindu remarks. The sources said that the Punjab CM also sought an explanation from Chohan.