ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, Zulfi Bukhari was appointed as a special assistant to the prime minister on overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, notifies the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s official Twitter account.
Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari alias Zulfi Bukhari is the London-based business man and a close friend of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has Appointed Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari as His Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development with the status of Minister of State. #PTI @sayedzbukhari pic.twitter.com/aJQSNgs2J0
— PTI (@PTIofficial) September 18, 2018
The prime minister has instructed Bukhari to prepare a detailed report on overseas Pakistanis, said sources.
Furthermore, Bukhari will also monitor matters pertaining to contribution of overseas Pakistani to the dam fund, sources further said.
Earlier this year, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) began a probe into offshore companies held by Bukhari. The anti-graft body is investigating the use of his offshore companies to buy dozens of expensive commercial properties in London.