ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday appointed PML-Q MNA Chaudhry Salik Hussain as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority chairman.
Chaudhry Salik Hussain has replaced Khalid Mansoor as CPEC authority chief. The appointment comes after PML-Q parliamentarian on Friday morning took oath as federal cabinet minister.
Former president Asif Ali Zardari, a day earlier, met Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain to seek his consent for inclusion of his son in the federal cabinet.
Similarly, Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) MNA Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui and Khalid Magsi also congratulated Ch Shujaat.