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After Tania Aidrus, Zafar Mirza PM’s aide on Health also resigns

According to Zafar Mirza he had made the decision over the "negative discussion about the role of SAPMs and criticism of the government".

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 Dr. Zafar Mirza Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health has resigned from his post on Wednesday.

This development comes shortly after the resignation of Tania Aidrus’s resignation as Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Digital Pakistan.

Mirza also took to Twitter to announce his resignation. He said that he had come to Pakistan on the personal invitation of the premier after leaving the World Health Organisation (WHO).

“I have resigned as SAPM. I came to Pakistan on a personal invitation of @ImranKhanPTI leaving WHO. I worked hard & honestly. It was a privilege to serve Pakistan. I am satisfied that I leave at a time when COVID-19 has declined in as a result of a grand national effort”, he tweeted.

“Due to ongoing negative discussion about the role of SAPMs & criticism on the gov, I choose to resign. Pakistani people deserve better health care. I have worked sincerely to contribute to this cause. Pakistan will Inshallah emerge out of COVID-19 with a stronger health care system”, he added in his next tweet.

 

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Earlier, Tania Andrus, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Digital Pakistan made the announcement that she has submitted her resignation to PM Imran Khan in “greater public interest” over her “citizenship” status.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.