PM finally accepts Asim Saleem Bajwa’s resignation

News Desk

The Prime Minister Imran Khan has accepted the resignation of Retired Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa as Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting.

The announcement has been made by Asim Saleem Bajwa on his Twitter account on Monday. 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 has submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Imran Khan more than month ago. However, he will continue to work as chairman of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority.

It is pertinent to mention here that Asim Saleem Bajwa had submitted his resignation from the post of SAPM last month, in the wake of allegations levelled regarding his family’s assets. However, the Prime Minister had refused to accept his resignation at the time.