Akhtar Munir assumes charge as APP MD

ISLAMABAD, May 30 (APP): Akhtar Munir, a senior officer of the Information Group, Monday assumed charge as Managing Director of the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP).

The federal government had appointed Akhtar Munir, a BS-20 officer, as head of the premier news agency through a notification issued on May 27, 2022.

Earlier, he had had been serving as Press Secretary/Information Advisor to the President of Pakistan since February 2020.

Akhtar Munir has replaced Mubashir Hassan who was appointed as APP MD in June 17, 2021, before being posted as Principal Information Officer (PIO).