ISLAMABAD: Particular Assistant to Prime Minister on Media Affairs Yousuf Baig Mirza has resigned from his publish, ARY Information reported on Wednesday.
The resignation got here after he served on the publish from December 2018, for lower than a 12 months.
Mirza is at the moment dealing with a Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) inquiry over his actions throughout an appointment as a Managing Director (MD) Pakistan Tv Company (PTV) for 9 years.
Yousuf Baig Mirza has additionally served all famend personal TV channels at prime positions and holds a outstanding place within the native media business.
Sources stated that he offered his resignation on to the Prime Minister Imran Khan, citing some private points.
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The resignation got here within the backdrop of the prime minister’s remarks during which he hinted at finishing up adjustments within the federal cupboard.
The remarks had been adopted by induction of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Asad Umar within the cupboard as Federal Minister for Planning and Particular Initiative.
Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtyar who was earlier holding this portfolio has been appointed because the Petroleum Minister.
Prime Minister Imran Khan in September hinted to present new duties to former finance minister Asad Umar within the federal cupboard.
Throughout an interplay with Asad Umar, the prime minister requested him that what was he doing nowadays? Asad replied that he was free. PM Imran informed him that he’ll not stay free.