Khan’s interior minister pick raises questions about ‘new’ Pakistan

Brigadier Ijaz Ahmed Shah, Minister of the National Assembly (MNA), meets with Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Prime Minister Office in Islamabad, Pakistan in this photo released by Press Information Department on December 11, 2018. Press Information Department (PID)/Handout via REUTERS

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s new interior minister, appointed in a major cabinet reshuffle this month by Prime Minister Imran Khan, is a former spy chief and close ally of the country’s last military ruler who has long been accused of deep ties to militant groups. The appointment of retired Brigadier Ijaz Shah has been heavily […]

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