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Jun 06, 2013 at 12:25pm IST

Pak: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif changes name of his office

Islamabad: In one of his first decisions after assuming charge, Pakistan's new Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has changed the name of his office.

"Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has decided to rename the Prime Minister's Secretariat as Prime Minister's Office with immediate effect," said a brief statement issued by the premier's media office.

Nasir Mahmood Khosa, a senior bureaucrat from Punjab province, has been appointed the Secretary to the Prime Minister.

Pak: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif changes name of his office

Nawaz Sharif was formally elected as Prime Minister by the National Assembly or lower house of Parliament on Wednesday.

Fawad Hassan Fawad was appointed the Additional Secretary to the Prime Minister. Sharif was formally elected as Prime Minister by the National Assembly or lower house of Parliament on Wednesday. He was sworn-in hours later by President Asif Ali Zardari.

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