Khalid Maqbool sends resignation to PM for approval
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui tendered his resignation from the post of federal minister for information and sent his resignation to Prime Minister Imran Khan for approval.
The minister had dispatched his resignation to the Prime Minister’s House for seeking approval. Khalid Maqbool has requested the prime minister to immediately accept his resignation.
It is pertinent to mention here that the reservations between the federal government and MQM-P could yet not be resolved.
Earlier, MQM-P Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has announced to leave the federal cabinet.
The announcement was made in a press conference held by the party in Karachi.
Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said that he was resigning from his post as minister for information technology. “We had supported [PTI] in forming the government. We are not taking back our cooperation,” he added.
“We had promised the government that we would help in forming the government and we have fulfilled the promise. None of our promises were fulfilled,” Khalid Maqbool maintained. “It is becoming increasingly difficult for me to remain a part of the federal cabinet. My sitting in Cabinet has been raising questions,” he added.