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Pakistan

Web Desk
February 6, 2019

Aleem Khan resigns from ministry: family sources

Pakistan

Web Desk
Wed, Feb 06, 2019

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and senior provincial minister Aleem Khan has resigned following his arrest by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Geo News reported.

Quoting family sources, media reported that he had forwarded his resignation to the Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. However, an official confirmation in this regard is still awaited.

Elected from PP-158 (Lahore-XV) in July 25 polls last year, Aleem Khan was Punjab’s Senior Minister for Local Government & Community Development, Planning & Development.

Aleem was tasked by Prime Minister Imran Khan to lead the party’s efforts in achieving 100-Days agenda.

He was taken into custody after he appeared before the NAB Lahore Office on Wednesday.

He will be presented for remand in the accountability court tomorrow, the NAB said in a statement.