Gilani accepts Sherry Rehmans resignation, Kaira appointed new Pak IB minister

March 15th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad, Mar.15 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has accepted the resignation of Information and Broadcasting (IB) Minister Sherry Rehman, and has appointed Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas Qamaruz Zaman Kaira to the post.
According to sources, Rehman told Gilani that the unwarranted interference in her work by some ministers had affected her prestige.
She said it was this undue interference that convinced her to quit.
She also informed Gilani about Punjab Governor Salman Taseers insulting behaviour towards her.
Rehman, said she would continue supporting the governmnets policies.
Following President Asif Ali Zardaris order to black out, Geo News, Rehman had sent in her resignation to Gilani.
Rehman said the decision was taken without consulting her.. (ANI)
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