Dr Faisal Sultan appointed Special Assistant on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed Dr Faisal Sultan as Special Assistant on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination.
Dr Faisal Sultan appointed Special Assistant on National Health Services
He shall hold the status of Federal Minister.
The position fell vacant after Dr Zafar Mirza resigned as SAPM on NHS.
Opposition parties slammed the government following the latter’s move to make public details of the assets and dual nationality of 20 advisers and SAPMs.
Cabinet Division said Prime Minister Imran Khan had accepted resignations of Dr Mirza.
However, Dr Mirza said in a tweet that he had come to Pakistan on a personal invitation of PM Khan after leaving the World Health Organisation (WHO).
He said he worked hard and honestly.
Dr Zafar Mirza called it a privilege to serve Pakistan.
Furthermore, he expressed sanctification he leaves at a time when Covid-19 has declined in Pakistan as a result of a grand national effort.
The PM assigappr Mirza the portfolio of national health services in April 2019.
Mirza oversaw the government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Prior to this, he was working as director of health system development at the WHO regional office for the Eastern Mediterranean.