PM Imran refuses to accept Asim Bajwa’s resignation as SAPM

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday rejected the resignation of Special Assistant on Information Lt Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa. “The Prime Minister is satisfied with the evidence and explanation presented by Asim Saleem Bajwa,” read a statement issued by the PM’s office. The SAPM handed in his resignation to the prime minister today and requested him to relieve him of his duties as his aide.

However, the SAPM had said that he will continue his work as Chairman China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority.

Lt Gen Bajwa said that the premier’s priority is CPEC “and I believe as well that this project is the country’s future”.

Source: The News