Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan resigned as unique aide to Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on info on Friday, less than a year after being selected to the placement, mentioning “inescapable individual grounds”.
In her resignation letter, a copy of which is available with Dawn.com, Awan gave thanks to Head of state Imran Khan for “presenting self-confidence in me to embark on the herculean task” of highlighting the “superior as well as exceptional efficiency of the Federal government of Punjab”.
She also expressed her thankfulness to Buzdar for his “scrupulous support … from time to time which kept me determined as well as unfaltering in achieving the specialist goals set for me by my party”.
Awan claimed she was “pleased” of undertaking the “delicate” tasks as SACM and also “putt [ing] in my efforts with utmost devotion to indicate the unequaled and historic accomplishments by the Punjab government”.
She even more stated she was “happy” to have actually served the passions of the Punjab federal government. Nonetheless, “due to particular inescapable individual grounds, I am overcome with my existing assignment, in the Government of Punjab,” she stated, while resigning from the setting with instant impact.
A notice released by the Chief Minister’s Workplace specified that Awan’s resignation had actually been approved by Buzdar.
Last month, Awan had submitted her resignation in order to run the PTI’s by-election project in Sialkot yet had actually later withdrawn it on the directions of the prime minister.
” The premier has actually stopped me from resigning from my office and asked me to continue job to highlight the achievements of the Punjab government,” she had told a news conference.
Sources in the chief minister’s home, however, asserted that CM Usman Buzdar desired Awan to surrender as he was not comfortable with his assistant on details. They affirmed that Awan was even bypassing the chief minister in making news, which Buzdar himself intended to reveal.
Awan, that formerly worked as the special aide to the head of state on info and also broadcasting, was appointed as unique assistant on details to the Punjab chief minister in November 2020.
Awan, who was a PPP stalwart prior to she signed up with the PTI in May 2017, was named the unique aide to Head of state Imran Khan on information and also broadcasting as part of a major closet reshuffle in April 2019, eight months after the PTI chief took workplace.
Nevertheless, the fee was removed from her in April in 2014, as well as she was changed as the SAPM by retired Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa. Bajwa himself surrendered from the article in October 2020.
Throughout her time as SACM, Awan was associated with a number of questionable incidents, consisting of a “squabble” with then Sialkot aide commissioner Sonia Sadaf, entering into a physical run-in with PPP MNA Qadir Khan Mandokhail on the collection of a TELEVISION program and also making slandering comments concerning the people of Sindh.
At The Same Time, CENTIMETERS Buzdar also de-notified Mohammad Awn Chaudhry as the unique organizer to the chief minister on political affairs with instant result.
According to a news release provided by the Chief Minister’s Workplace, Buzdar fulfilled MPA Malik Asad Ali Khokhar today (Friday) and chose to designate him as a rural priest. Khokhar will certainly take oath of workplace tomorrow, according to the release. Nonetheless, it did not mention what portfolio would certainly be provided to Khokhar, who was formerly the minister for wild animals and fisheries before he was asked to resign in July in 2015.