President appoints Barrister Kausar as Governor KPK

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday appointed Barrister Syed Masood Kausar as Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on the advice of the Prime Minister.The President felicitated Barrister Kausar on his new assignment, who called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.The President expressed the hope that he would provide moral and political support in the fight against militancy and also work for the welfare and uplift of the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA.Spokesperson to the President Farhatullah Babar said the President advised Barrister Kausar to give special attention to the development of tribal areas particularly in early implementation of the reforms announced on the Independence Day 2009 to bring the people of FATA in the mainstream of national life and remove their sense of deprivation.Barrister Kausar thanked the President for the huge confidence reposed in him and assured that he would do his best to live up to the expectations of the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA.Barrister Syed Masood Kausar has been a former speaker KPK Assembly, Advisor, Senator and President PPP KPK. He is brother of renowned poet late Ahmad Faraz – APP