Digital – Posted: Aug 3, 2020 | Last Updated: 1 hour ago
Posted: Aug 3, 2020 | Last Updated: 1 hour ago
Dr Faisal Sultan is the new special assistant to the PM on National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination after the premier approved his appointment on Monday.
The decision was announced by the premier’s office on social media.
Prime Minister has been pleased to appoint Dr. Faisal Sultan as SAPM on National Health Services, Regulation & Coordination with immediate effect. Dr. Faisal Sultan shall hold status of Federal Minister. pic.twitter.com/ZnVUPLcfwC
— Govt of Pakistan (@pid_gov) August 3, 2020
Sultan, an infectious diseases expert and chief of the Shaukat Khanum Hospital, was previously serving as the PM’s focal person on coronavirus.
He has replaced Dr Zafar Mirza who resigned from the post on July 29 after he was alleged of smuggling 20 million face masks out of Pakistan. He was also criticised over the matter of dual nationalities of advisers.
Dr Zafar Mirza, Dr Faisal Sultan, coronavirus, health minister
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