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Shehryar Afridi removed as state minister for SAFRON, narcotics

Shehryar Khan Afridi is the chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir. Source: FILE.

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek -e-Insaf government has removed Shehryar Khan Afridi from his portfolios where he served as minister of state for frontier regions (SAFRON) and narcotics control.

As per details, Senator Azam Swati, the Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, was given the portfolio of Narcotics Control in place of Shehryar Afridi.

The de-notification of Shehryar Afridi transpired today after Prime Minister Imran Khan approved his dismissal from both the ministries where he served as the minister of state.

The cabinet division has issued the notification of Afridi’s dismissal from the ministries of SAFRON and Narcotics Control today after the PM approved of it. Afridi, however, will continue to serve as the Chairman Kashmir Committee.

It is worth mentioning here that Afridi was dismissed earlier from his portfolio as minister of state for interior, shortly after which his appointment as minister of state for SAFRON and narcotics control.

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