President Alvi accepts Azam Swati’s resignation

  • The ex-minister tendered his resignation to PM Imran Khan in December last year
Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – President Arif Alvi on Thursday accepted Federal Minister for Science and Technology Azam Swati’s resignation on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s advice, the Radio Pakistan reported.

A notification to this effect has been issued by the cabinet division.

The president took the decision on the advice of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The resignation will be effective from December 6, the day on which he submitted his resignation.

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Swati tendered his resignation to Prime Minister Imran Khan in December last year after being involved in a suo motu case in the Supreme Court pertaining to ‘illegal’ transfer of former Islamabad inspector general Jan Muhammad.

The apex court recently referred the Swati’s case to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and police for further probe about his misuse of authority to transfer the Inspector General Islamabad.