ISLAMABAD : Acting President Syed Nayyer Bukhari on the advice of Prime Minister has given approval for appointing PML-N MNA Abid Sher Ali as minister of state for power. According to sources, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had sent summary about appointment of Abid Sher Ali as minister of state to President Asif Ali Zardari a few days ago. As the President is out of the country, the acting President has, therefore, given the approval in this regard.