LAHORE: The chief minister Punjab suddenly reshuffled the provincial cabinet as his adviser Dr Shahbaz Gill on Friday tendered his resignation as the spokesperson for Punjab while another advisor Awn Chaudhry removed.
“I hereby resign from the post of official spokesperson to CM Punjab,” Gill stated in a note of resignation addressed to the chief minister,
The name of the person who will replace him has not been announced as yet.
Among other changes in the Punjab cabinet announced today, Awn Chaudhry was removed as an advisor to the Punjab chief minister.
“Chief Minister is pleased to appoint Mr Asif Mehmood as Adviser to Chief Minister Punjab in place of Mr Muhammad Awn Chaudhry with immediate effect,” a notification issued by Buzdar’s office said.
Mehmood shall act as Adviser to Chief Minister Punjab on “Affairs related to Punjab Horticulture Authorities (PHAs) and Tourism”, it added.