LAHORE - Railway Minister Khwaja Saad Rafiq has been tipped as new General Secretary of Pakistan Muslim League-N.

Reliable sources in the party confided to this scribe on Monday that the high command of the party has approved the name of Kh Saad for this position and a formal notification in this behalf will be issued in due course.

It may be mentioned that the office of PML-N Secretary General is lying vacant since March 4, 2016 when Iqbal Zafar Jhagra was appointed Governor Khyber PK. Jhagra was named Secretary General of the party in March 2013. At present the Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal is performing the duties as Additional Secretary . After re-election of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif as PML-N president on October 3 last, the slot of Secretary has been lying vacant to which now KhSaad is being appointed.