Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Tariq Bashir Cheema resigns from federal cabinet


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader Tariq Bashir Cheema Monday has resigned from the federal cabinet, ARY News reported.

Following the settlement between the PML-Q and the PTI, Tariq Bashir Cheema resigned as federal minister for Housing.

“I have tendered my resignation from the cabinet,” Tariq Bashir Cheema was quoted as saying.

Earlier, in a major development, Punjab chief minister (CM) Usman Buzdar presented his resignation to Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The news was confirmed by State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib in a tweet.

Farukh Habib sharing a picture of the PML-Q delegation meeting Prime Minister Imran Khan from his Twitter handle, said that the matters with the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid have been settled and they have announced to support PM Imran Khan ahead of the no-confidence motion.

Read more: No-trust motion against PM Imran presented in NA

Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to nominate Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi as the new Punjab CM following the resignation of CM Punjab Usman Buzdar.

In a major development earlier in the day, Prime Minister Imran Khan agreed to give Punjab chief minister’s slot to Pakistan Muslim League Quaid (PML-Q) leader Pervaiz Elahi.


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