ISLAMABAD- Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has conferred the status of federal minister upon Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman, Chairman Special Committee of the National Assembly on Kashmir.

A notification in this regard has been issued by the Cabinet Division today. The notification stated "In exercise of the powers conferred by rule

15(1)(g) read with serial No. 1A of Schedule-V-A of the Rules of Business, 1973, the Prime Minister has been pleased to confer, with immediate effect, the status of Federal Minister on Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman, MNA".