Islamabad (Staff Report): Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to appoint Shehryar Khan Afridi as minister of state for interior.

According to the sources, Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved Afridi’s appointment.

The sources added that a notification in this regard is expected to be issued today. “PM Imran has directed Afridi to look over all matters pertaining to the Ministry of Interior,” the sources claimed.

The sources further said that PM Imran was briefed by Ministry of Interior officials on Monday and Afridi was invited to the meeting.

Shehryar Afridi was elected as member of the National Assembly from Kohat during the July 25 polls. He also won from a PTI seat during the 2013 general election.