The provincial government re-appointed Dr. Asim Hussain, the ex-Federal Minister and a leader of Islamic Republic of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), as a Chairman of the Sindh higher education Commission (HEC).
A notification for identical was issued by the Sindh Chief Secretary on Sunday.
In continuation of this department’s notification of even range dated 28.1.2014 in the exercise of the powers bestowed under Section five (1) of the Sindh higher education Commission Act-2013, the Chief Minister Sindh/ controlling Authority has been happy to re-appoint Dr. Asim as president, Sindh higher education Commission for an added similar term.
Although he has been re-appointed as the chairman of HEC, he conjointly continues to fancy the role of a provincial minister. It should be mentioned that this was the exact same role that he was arrested and brought into custody by Sindh Rangers back in August 2015.
Dr. Asim Hussain, who is taken into account as a close aide of the previous President and co-chairman of PPP Asif Ali Zardari, was charged many times for indulging in monetary crimes. This conjointly includes corruption references filed by NAB against him to the tune of PKR 479 billion.
An earlier probe into his crimes conjointly found that Dr. Asim had been providing treatments additionally as protection to terrorists at a hospital beneath his possession.