Jahangir Khan Tareen quits politics 

Jahangir Khan Tareen quits politics 
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Lodhran (Web Desk): Istehkam-e-Pakistan Party (IPP) Chairman Jahangir Khan Tareen on Monday announced that he is resigning from party position and stepping away from politics.

Taking to social media platform X (formerly Twitter), Tareen said he thanked everyone who supported him in the general elections adding that he congratulates his opponents.

“I have immense respect for the will of the people of Pakistan. Therefore, I have decided to resign from my position as Chairman IPP and step away from politics altogether. My gratitude to all the members of IPP. I wish them the absolute best,” the senior politician wrote.

He said that by the Grace of Allah, he will continue to serve the country to the best of his ability in a private capacity.

“May the next few years see Pakistan prosper IA,” Tareen added.

It is pertinent to mention that Jahangir Khan Tareen lost both constituencies of the National Assembly (NA) in the February 8 general elections.

He was defeated by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-backed Malik Mohammad Amir Dogar on NA-149 Multan-2, whereas he lost NA-155 Lodhran-2 to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Sadiqque Khan Baloch.