LAHORE:(APS) Senator Malik Rafique Rajwana was appointed as the Governor of Punjab on Thursday.
His appointment was finalised by President Mamnoon Hussain, following which Rajwana said he would do his utmost to serve the people of the province.
Rajwana, who hails from Multan, had been serving as a senator on a Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) ticket.
The appointment came following the prime minister’s approval with Rajwana meeting the premier shortly before the announcement.
The position of Punjab Governor had been lying vacant since the resignation of Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar in January this year.