Asim Bajwa’s resignation as Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting has been approved by Prime Minister Imran Khan, it emerged on Monday.
Taking it to social media Lt Gen (retd) Asim Bajwa informed that the premier has accepted his resignation.
“I requested the honourable Prime Minister to relinquish me from the additional portfolio of SAPM on Info & broadcasting. He very kindly approved my request”, he wrote in a tweet.
I requested the honourable Prime Minister to relinquish me from the additional portfolio of SAPM on Info & broadcasting. He very kindly approved my request— Asim Saleem Bajwa (@AsimSBajwa) October 12, 2020
Retired Lt Gen Bajwa had forwarded his resignation to the prime minister from the additional post earlier in September which was rejected by the premier at that time.
وزیر اعظم عمران خان نے کہا کہ لیفٹنٹ جنرل(ر) عاصم سلیم باجوہ کی جانب سے جو ثبوت اور وضاحت پیش کی گئی ہے وہ اس سے مطمئن ہیں لہٰذا وزیر اعظم نے انہیں بطور معاون خصوصی کام جاری رکھنے کی ہدایت کی ہے۔— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) September 4, 2020
On September 4, Lt Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa decided to step down as a top prime ministerial aide shortly after coming clean on scandalous allegations of assets concealment in a detailed rebuttal shared on the popular micro-blogging site Twitter.