ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and acclaimed lawyer Babar Awan has resigned as advisor to prime minister on parliamentary affairs after National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed a corruption reference against him.
Taking to Twitter, Awan said, “Just reached PM House to tender my resignation from Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. Rule of Law begins with me.”
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Awan also thanked his party workers for standing by him in tough times and good. “I will not let you down,” he added.
In his hand written resignation letter, Awan wrote, “I am resigning as advisor to PM so as to prove baseless allegations of NAB wrong.”
ابھی وزیرِاعظم ہاؤس پہنچا ہوں، وزراتِ پارلیمانی امور سے استعفٰی دینے کے لئے pic.twitter.com/y7NSh6xTw8
— Babar Awan (@BabarAwanPK) September 4, 2018
The NAB on Tuesday filed corruption reference against Awan and others for delay in Nandipur project.