PM Imran refuses to accept SAPM Asim Bajwa's resignation

PM Imran refuses to accept SAPM Asim Bajwa's resignation

Islamabad (Web Desk): PM Imran Khan on Friday refused to accept Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information Asim Saleem Bajwa's resignation.

According to the Prime Minister's Office, retired Lt Gen Bajwa forwarded his resignation to the prime minister today which the premier rejected and directed him to continue working as SAPM on information.

On Thursday, Lt Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa announced to step down from his office.

Talking to a private news channel, Bajwa said that he will continue to serve as chairman of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority, adding that it is a vast project and he wanted to give his full attention to it.

Asim Bajwa said that he will submit his resignation to Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Earlier, he issued a detailed rebuttal, rejecting allegation of concealing assets as baseless and incorrect.

The CPEC Authority chief wrote on his Twitter, "I strongly rebut the baseless allegations levelled against me and my family. Alhamdolillah another attempt to damage our reputation belied/exposed. I have and will always serve Pakistan with pride and dignity."