ISLAMABAD - Pakistan People’s Party MNA Nadeem Afzal Chan has been elected unopposed chairman of the Public Account Committee (PAC). The PAC on Wednesday met in Parliament House and elected the MNA from Sargodha as its new chairman. Chan has been elected as PAC chairman after the resignation of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Chaudhry Nisar Ali Kahn. Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Syed Khurshid Shah said it was decided in the Charter of Democracy that the PAC chairman would be elected from the opposition and the PPP government gave the PAC chairmanship to Opposition Leader Nisar Ali Khan, however, he resigned from the office due to certain reasons. Khurshid Shah added that the PPP had also written a letter to Nisar and sought his suggestions regarding new PAC chairman but he did not respond in this regard.

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