Samsam Bukhari likely to replace Fayyaz Chohan as Punjab Info Minister

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ISLAMABAD: PTI leader Syed Samsam Bukhari is likely to replace Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan as Punjab Information Minister.

According to sources, Prime Minister Imran Khan has taken notice of Chohan’s derogatory remarks about Hindus at Lahore Press Club yesterday.

The comments caused an online outrage, calling for the sacking of  Fayyaz ul Hasan Chohan from the cabinet of Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar.

Sources quoted Prime Minister Khan as saying that our constitutiion guarantees equal rights for minorities. “There is no room for such comments about minorities in Islam,” Khan said.

The prime minister has asked the Punjab government to take action against Chohan today.

Sources add that Fayyaz ul Hasan Chohan is likely to be sacked as the provincial minister anytime today.

Meanwhile, Chohan tendered an apology for hurting the sentiments of country’s Hindu minority.