ederal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi has taken a dig at his colleague, Federal Minister for Science & Technology Fawad Chaudhry, saying that the latter is jealous of his attractiveness .
In an interview with the present , Zaidi was asked if claims that he “is an expert on all ministries except his own” had any truth to them. “Fawad Chaudhry is basically jealous of me. That’s why he says so,” the minister said in response, later cracking up while adding that his colleague was jealous of his attractiveness .
While Fawad thought it had been a “fun” interview, others, including senior journalist Hamid Mir, also reacted to Zaidi’s comment. Earlier, during the interview, Zaidi also spoke of the responsibilities of the Maritime Ministry, and therefore the work that’s being administered under his supervision, like the plans of introducing blue economy in Pakistan.
Besides rebutting some claims made regarding him, the minister also gave a tour of his beautiful Islamabad office, shared his views on different political leaders and fellow Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) colleagues, took a glance back at his cricketing career and cracked us up together with his wit.