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Riaz Hussain Pirzada assumes charge as Minister Human Rights

ISLAMABAD: Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada here on Wednesday assumed charge as Federal Minister for Human Rights.

On arriving office, the Secretary of Human Rights and other senior officers of the ministry welcomed the federal minister.

He also had a briefing on the ministry’s different wings and their work said a statement issued here.

Pirzada is a member of the National Assembly since August 2018.

Previously, he was a member of the National Assembly between 1993 and May 2018 and was a member of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab from 1985 to 1988.

Yesterday, Member National Assembly (MNA) Khawaja Muhammad Asif assumed charge as Minister for Defence.

He was received by Secretary Defence, Lieutenant General (R) Mian Muhammad Hilal Hussain here at the Ministry of Defence, said a news release.

Defence Minister held an introductory meeting with the senior Officers of the Ministry. He was also briefed about the role and functions of the Ministry and its allied Organization, in detail.

Speaking on the occasion, Khawaja Asif said: “We are proud of our Armed Forces and the government would provide maximum support to enhance their capabilities and professionalism”.

He assured that the government would provide resources and equipment, in order to make a defence of the country impregnable.
He stated that the National Defence of the country would be strengthened as it is confronting enormous internal and external challenges.

Courtesy Bol News

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