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Aleem Khan submits his resignation to Punjab CM

Web Desk BOL News

27th Nov, 2021. 03:17 pm

PTI leader Aleem Khan calls on Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. Image: Aleem Khan/ Facebook

LAHORE: A day after Prime Minister Imran Khan accepted his request to resign, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Aleem Khan on Saturday submitted his resignation to Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar.

During a meeting with Usman Buzdar in Lahore, Aleem Khan apprised him that he had resigned as senior provincial minister and Punjab food minister due to personal commitments.

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The chief minister paid tributes to the PTI leader for his services as the minister. “You are an asset of the party and your services for the party are invaluable,” he said.

Prime Minister Imran Khan had accepted Abdul Aleem Khan’s request to resign from his ministry to avoid conflict of interest because of his recent business expansion.

Confirming the development after a meeting with the premier at the PM secretariat, he had said that to maintain transparency it was important for him to resign from the public office. “This is why I requested the premier to accept my resignation,” he had said.

“I am really grateful to the prime minister for accepting my request, Khan said. I will be sending my resignation to Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar,” he had added.

He had said he wanted to resign from his position to maintain neutrality as now he was owner of a major news channel.


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