Punjab CM Usman Buzdar presents his resignation to PM Imran

Punjab CM Usman Buzdar presents his resignation to PM Imran

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ISLAMABAD: Amid reports of several PTI ministers  stance in favour of Punjab CM s removal, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Tuesday presented his resignation to Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The development comes a day after estranged PTI leader and former Punjab minister Abdul Aleem Khan joined Jahangir Tareen’s group.

It is pertinent to mention here that Chief Minister of Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar had said that appointment of Aleem Khan as chief minister of the province was not acceptable under any circumstances.

He told the party leadership that either Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid should be appointed as his successor or allow him to continue on the post.

The inside story of the meeting between Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar and Prime Minister Imran Khan came to light.

At a meeting in Islamabad, the Punjab chief minister handed in his resignation to the prime minister, sources said. Imran Khan rejected Usman Bazdar’s resignation and instructed him to continue working.

CM offered to resign during the conversation if his resignation would solve the problem, the people said.

On reports of removal of Punjab Chief Minister, PM Imran had said that Usman Buzdar is an easy target and no one else has done as much work as Buzdar as CM did.

Imran Khan maintained that change is not easy as it is a whole thought process, adding that the CM is also popular in MPAs because of his contacts, while those who are contenders for the chief ministership have a problem with Usman Buzdar.

It is pertinent to mention here that Chief Minister of Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar had said that appointment of Aleem Khan as chief minister of the province was not acceptable under any circumstances.

He told the party leadership that Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi of the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid should be named his successor or be allowed to remain in the post.

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