The Cabinet Division issued the notification following the prime minister’s approval of the appointment.

Yousaf Baig Mirza’s appointment as PM’s special assistant on media is in an honourary capacity, the notification added.

Mirza has previously served as the managing director of Pakistan Television and launched a number of TV channels.

Senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Iftikhar Durrani is also PM’s Special Assistant on Media.