Sikh appointed as public relations officer to Pakistan Punjab governor

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PTI Islamabad, Pakistan Jan 12, 2019, 10.42 AM (IST)

In a first, a Sikh has been appointed as the public relations officer (PRO) to the governor of Pakistan's Punjab province, it was announced on Friday.

The announcement of the appointment of Pawan Singh Arora was made by Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar.

"For the first in history of Governor House, Lahore, first Sikh Public Relations Officer, Pawan Singh Arora, has assumed charge as PRO to Governor, Punjab," Sarwar tweeted.

He also said that Arora was previously working as District Information Officer of Nankana Sahab district.

Sikhs are a small minority in Pakistan and most of them live in Punjab province.