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Ayub Afridi's resignation paves way for Shaukat Tarin to become senator

Ayub Afridi's resignation paves way for Shaukat Tarin to become senator
November 23, 2021 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani accepted the resignation of Senator Ayub Afridi, paving the way for Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin to become a senator.

Meanwhile, Ayub Afridi has been appointed as Adviser to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis.

Ayub Afridi said, “I presented my resignation to the prime minister. Due to joint session, I was asked to wait. My seat was entrusted to me by the prime minister and I have returned it happily."

He added that now it was a prerogative of the prime minister to entrust it to the person of his choice. "I will have no objection, if the prime minister does not assign me any responsibility. However, I will continue to serve the nation.”