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PM approve resignations of Dr Zafar Mirza, Tania Aidrus from key posts


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

29th Jul, 2020. 04:43 pm
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Prime Minister PM Imran Khan has approved the resignations of Dr Zafar Mirza as State Health Minsiter and Tania Aidrus as special assistant on Digital Pakistan.

According to the details,  Tania Aidrus announced to step down on Wednesday over her dual Citizenship matter.

Tania Aidrus announced that she has submitted her resignation to Prime Minister Imran Khan in “greater public interest” over her dual citizenship matter.

“Criticism levied towards the state as a consequence of my citizenship status is clouding the purpose of Digital Pakistan. In the greater public interest, I have submitted my resignation from the SAPM role. I will continue to serve my country and the PM’s vision to my best ability,” Aidrus tweeted.

Furthermore, Aidrus in her resignation letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan said it had been an honour and privilege to serve.

“I returned to Pakistan with the singular intent to contribute and develop the vision of a Digital Pakistan, a concept which you have always voiced and I share,” she said.

She added, “I always was and shall be a Pakistani.”

Later, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on health Dr Zafar Mirza also resigned from his post.

According to the details, State Health Minister took to his twitter and announced his resignation with the reason behind it.

He said:

Due to ongoing negative discussion about the role of SAPMs & criticism on the gov, I choose to resign.

Pakistani people deserve a better health care.

I have worked sincerely to contribute to this cause. Pakistan will Inshallah emerge out of COVID-19 with a stronger hlth care system.”

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