ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry on Thursday clarified that Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan changed his decision to resign from the National Assembly and Interior Ministry after meeting ‘few friends’.
According to the spokesperson of the Interior Ministry, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan’s decision to resign from the National Assembly and Interior Ministry was valid till last evening.
“Nisar’s decision to resign from MNAship and step down from the Interior Ministry was from yesterday,” said the spokesperson.
The Interior Ministry Spokesperson urged media to keep in mind the context regarding Nisar’s resignation announcement.
Earlier while holding a press conference Chaudhry Nisar had announced that he would resign from his National Assembly seat and from the Interior Ministry the day the apex court announced the verdict of the Panama Leaks case.
He said he would step down regardless of whether the decision came in favour or against the prime minister.
Story first published: 27th July 2017