Prime Minister Imran Khan has on Monday approved the resignation of Lt Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa as Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting.
In a tweet on Monday, Asim Bajwa informs that the premier has accepted his resignation.
“I requested the honourable Prime Minister to relinquish me from the additional portfolio of SAPM on Info & broadcasting. He very kindly approved my request”, he wrote.
I requested the honourable Prime Minister to relinquish me from the additional portfolio of SAPM on Info & broadcasting. He very kindly approved my request
— Asim Saleem Bajwa (@AsimSBajwa) October 12, 2020
Earlier, PM Imran had refused to accept the resignation of Asim Saleem Bajwa and asked him to carry on as his aide.
Asim Bajwa had presented his resignation to the prime minister, which the premier rejected. The prime minister was quoted as saying that he was satisfied with the clarification that the SAPM had provided in response to a published article on his assets.
Bajwa said that he will continue to work as a chairman of CPEC as he wants to pay full attention to the CPEC project.
It should be mentioned here that on 27th August, Ahmed Noorani on an unknown website accused Lt. General Asim Saleem Bajwa (retd) of corruption.