LAHORE - Once a close aide of Sharif’s and later the darling of Chaudhrys of Gujrat, Farrukh Shah on Wednesday joined Punjab Governor’s media team as his media advisor.

Farrukh also served as DGPR during the chief ministership of Ch Pervaiz Elahi and later as media advisor to the slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer.

According to an official handout, Farrukh Shah called on Punjab Governor Sardar Latif Ahmad Khan Khosa on Wednesday and briefed him about the overall political situation in Punjab.

It may be noted here that Punjab governor is already seeking advice on different issues from at least six advisors. They include: Ch Munawar Anjum, Abdullah Malik, Zahid Bashir, Tanvir Butt, Bushra Malik and Arshad Farooq. Faruukh Shah is new addition to the existing team of advisors.