Why Firdous Ashiq Awan removed as Information minister
In a surprise move, the federal information minister Firdous Ashiq Awan has been removed as the the special assistant to PM for information on Monday.
Shibli Faraz is notified as the new Information Minister for federal government. The former DG ISPR, General Asim Bajwa is appointed as secretary information.
Shibli Faraz appointed Federal Information Minister of Pakistan. Former DG ISPR Asim Saleem Bajwa appointed as Secretary Information to Prime Minister. pic.twitter.com/uF6U2G9kmT
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Moreover, in its surprise move, Former DG ISPR Asim Saleem Bajwa appointed as Secretary Information to Prime Minister.
Why Firdous Ashiq Awan has been removed?
According to latest sources from the government, Firdous Ashiq Awan had serious clashes with Fawad Choudhary. Imran Khan was waiting for the move and chance to remove her. However, reportedly she has been removed due to her indecent comments during her press conference in Islamabad. According to senior member of PTI, Prime Minister Imran Khan had asked all his spokespersons to criticise PML-N and specially PPP government in Sindh. Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday failed to convince Imran Khan that PTI has criticised massively to Sindh government , but PTI has to ensure better governance. This irked Prime minister Imran Khan and notified his removal as SAPM and chose Asim Bajwa as secretary for information and Shibli Faraz as minister for Information.
Corruption charges against Firdous Ashiq Awan:
Reportedly, Firdous Ashiq Awan was involved in taking 10 percent fro government advertisements form the newspapers and news channels. These charges were also come under discussion before she was removed in higher level meeting.
Firdous Ashiq awan advising the people about safety in an epic way.
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