Ex-Pime Minister and PML-N senior vice President Shahid Khaqan Abbasi resigned from the party post and has sent his resignation to Party President and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is among the top leaders of the PML-N who took charge of the office of prime minister after Nawaz Sharif was disqualified by the court in the Panama Papers scandal. Now today Shahid Khaqan in a surprise move sent his resignation as the senior vice president of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz to the party’s president.
According to sources Shahid Khanqan Abbasi was not happy with the party leadership’s decision to appoint Nawaz Sharif’s Daughter Maryam Nawaz as the senior vice president and chief organizer of the Party PML-N.
Credible Sources in PML-N also claimed that “Shahid Khaqan had also serious differences with the party’s policies for a long time”. Sources said that he was disappointed over the PML-N’s behavior with former finance minister Miftah Ismail.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was offered a ministry or other office in the Shehbaz Sharif cabinet after Imran Khan’s government was de-seated with a vote of no confidence by the PDM but he denied to accept any Ministry.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, who PML-N President, has received his resignation from the party’s office but has not yet accepted it.