Punjab Food Minister Samiullah Chaudhry has resigned on Monday over alleged inaction on reforms regarding the food industry.
Calling the allegations baseless, the provincial minister said that he is voluntarily stepping back
His resignation comes after having a meeting with Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar.
The provincial food minister in the resignation letter said that he faced an allegation that he could not bring reforms in the department, adding that until the clearance of accusations he would not hold any government office.
“I am willing to sacrifice thousands of such ministries for completing the agenda of Imran Khan,” he wrote.
The letter further states that the minister is willing to present himself for accountability at every forum.
This development comes a day after Federal Investigation Agency released the inquirey report, which claimed that top PTI members were among those who gained from the recent sugar crisis in the country.