Maryam Aurangzeb to take oath as Minister of State for Information on Tuesday

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 31 (APP): Maryam Aurangzeb has been nominated as Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting and she is expected to take oath on Tuesday.

Talking to APP on Monday, Maryam Aurangzeb said that she would
utilize her potential to perform the new responsibility assigned to her
with utmost dedication and in a befitting manner.

She said Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif had reposed
confidence in her and she would do her best to come up to his
expectations.

Maryam said that the portfolio of information minister was a
very important responsibility.

She said she was expected to take oath on Tuesday after which
she would formally start discharging her responsibility.

The minister designate said that Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) government had formulated many policies for the welfare of
people and uplift of the country.

The government had already completed a number of development
projects, she said and added the pro-people and development oriented policies would continue in future.

Meanwhile, PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz Sharif in a tweet message congratulated Maryam Aurangzeb and said that she was one of
the most dynamic and diligent team members of PML-N.

Maryam Aurangzeb has served as PML-N member of the National
Assembly of Pakistan since 2013.

She did her graduation from Federal Government College,
Islamabad, MSc Economics from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad and MSc Environment and Development from King’s College London and was elected Member of National Assembly on a reserved seat for women.

She is Parliamentary Secretary of Ministry of Interior and Narcotics Control.

She is also heading the National Parliamentary Taskforce on Millennium Development Goals.

Maryam is also a member of Standing Committee on Climate Change, member of Standing Committee on Information, Broadcasting
and National Heritage and Chief Organizer of Youth Women Wing
Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

She specializes in strategic thinking and planning and development for environmental conservation, development and international agreements and Millennium Development Goals implementation.