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Prime Minister Imran Khan directs Nadeem Babar to resign

Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has demanded the resignation of Special Assistant to Prime Minister on petroleum crisis.

The PTI government took an important step on the petroleum crisis, on which Prime Minister Imran Khan directed his right hand man Nadeem Babar to resign.

Addrressing a press conference in Islamabad on Friday, he said that the prime minister has also removed Secretary for Petroleum Division from his post and asked him to report to the Establishment Division once his replacement is finalised.

The minister said that neither SAPM on Petroleum Nadeem Babar or the Secretary Petroleum Mian Asad Hayaud Din has been found guilty in the Petroleum Crisis occurred last year, however, they have been asked to resign for a transparent investigation into the matter.

He further said that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has also been directed to present forensic audit report in 90 days and a special team has also been formed and anyone found guilty will be dealt according to the law.

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