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October 23, 2019
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PM Imran’s heavy media team gets heavier with new induction

ISLAMABAD: Senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Nadeem Afzal Gondal was made Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Parliamentary Coordination, a day after he was appointed as official spokesperson of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

On Tuesday, Gondal was appointed as the official spokesman of Prime Minister with immediate effect. The notification said that he will work in ‘honorary capacity.

On Wednesday, it emerged that Gondal has also been appointed as Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Parliamentary Coordination.

It is to be mentioned here that Gondal was appointed as Prime Minister’s spokesman despite a heavy media team of the Prime Minister.

The team includes Iftikhar Durrani, PM’s Special Assistant on Media with the status of a minister of state; Yousuf Baig Mirza, the PM’s Special Assistant on Media Affairs; Muhammad Sarfaraz, a deputy secretary and head of the PM’s official media cell; and Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry, the government spokesman.

Gondal, also known as Nadeem Afzal Chan, joined the PTI in April last year, shortly before the July 25 general elections.