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After Tania Aidrus, Dr Zafar Mirza also resigns as SAPM on Health

After Tania Aidrus, Dr Zafar Mirza also resigns as SAPM on Health
July 29, 2020
ISLAMABAD (92 News) - After Tania Aidrus, Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Zafar Mirza also resigned from his post over criticism on the government. In a series of tweets on Wednesday, the special assistant said that he resigned from his post due to ongoing negative discussion about the role of SAPMs and criticism on the government. "Due to ongoing negative discussion about the role of SAPMs & criticism on the gov, I choose to resign. Pakistani people deserve a better health care. I have worked sincerely to contribute to this cause. Flag of Pakistan will Inshallah emerge out of COVID-19 with a stronger hlth care system," Dr Zafar Mirza tweeted. In another tweet, he said, "I have resigned as SAPM. I came to Flag of Pakistan on a personal invitation of @ImranKhanPTI leaving WHO. I worked hard & honestly. It was a privilege to serve Pakistan. I am satisfied that I leave at a time when COVID-19 has declined in Flag of Pakistan as a result of a grand national effort." Earlier today, Tania Aidrus has resigned as the special assistant to the prime minister on Digital Pakistan. She posted her resignation letter on Twitter on Wednesday. In her Tweet, she said criticism levied towards the state as a consequence of her citizenship status was “clouding the purpose of Digital Pakistan”. However, in her letter she wrote that “I always was and shall be a Pakistani”. “I believe the recent discourse in the public sphere about my Canadian nationality, which is a consequence of my birth and not an acquisition of choice, is a distraction to my ability to execute on the long term vision for a Digital Pakistan.”