Islamabad : Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday has alleged the government of protecting people involved in Rawalpindi Ring Road corruption case.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi claimed when talking to the media in Islamabad that everyone in the Prime Minister’s Office is busy making money. He added that no allegations of corruption or money laundering have been filed against KMT President Sheikhbaz Sharif (PMB-N) and opposition leaders.
The above reaction followed the resignation of Syed Zulfiqar Bukhari, the special assistant to the prime minister for overseas Pakistanis due to the ongoing Ralalpindi ring road scandal.
Zulfi Bukhari announced his resignation in a tweet on Monday. He said that the prime minister has been saying that if someone is named in any inquiry, right or wrong, he should stop holding any public office until his The name is confirmed. The charges have been waived.
“Owing to the allegations in ongoing Ring Road inquiry I want to set this example by resigning from office until my name is cleared up of any allegations and media’s obnoxious lies”, he added.
He reiterated that he had nothing to do with the Rawalpindi Ring Road or any other ongoing real estate project in the country. He said that the inquiry should be conducted by capable personnel and endorsed a judicial inquiry of the scandal.
Concluding his statement, Zulfi Bukhari said, “I’m here to stay in Pakistan and stand united with the Prime Minister and his vision. I sacrificed my life overseas to come and serve my country, I am ready to face any inquiry”.