ISLAMABAD, Jan 03 (APP):Federal Minister of Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussein on Thursday clarified 

that Farukh Saleem was not spokesman of government of Pakistan.
In a tweet, the minister said, “We ought to have appointed him as spokesman on
economy but later it transpired that PM office has banned any hiring, so his
appointment could not transpire and he is free to have any opinion.”