Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has appointed Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui as Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunication.
Siddiqui is current convener and leader of MQM, and he was elected on July 25, 2018. He was also elected in election 2017.
PM Announces Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui of MQM as Minister for IT
It is worth mentioning that Siddiqui had no experience of information technology sector and was not even member of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunication during his last tenure as member Parliament.
Former Minister for IT Anusha Rehman was a member of the Standing Committee during her earlier tenure (2008-13), and after her selection on the reserved seat in 2013, she was given the charge of State Minister.
Anusha was further promoted during the Abbasi administration and was appointed as Federal Minister for IT.
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Let’s hope it is a fruitful decision, for us.