ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif returned to Pakistan on Sunday morning, ARY News reported.
The defence minister announced his return to Pakistan on his Twitter account.
He also tweeted a dialogue from Bollywood super-hit flick Sholay.
“Just landed back Alhamdolillah… Ab tera kaya bane ga kaliya,” Asif tweeted.
Just landed back Alhamdolillah… Ab tera kaya bane ga kaliya 😊
— Khawaja M. Asif (@KhawajaMAsif) October 30, 2016
The minister, on Saturday, had announced that he is leaving for Dubai to attend a wedding reception and will be back on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan claimed in his tweet that Asif had fled the country following the removal of Pervez Rasheed as information minister.
Mubarak to nation! 1 darbari sacked, the other flees & the rest start trembling as they look over their shoulders! NS’s darbar disappearing!
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) October 29, 2016