Punjab Senior Minister Aleem Khan has tendered his resignation on Friday.
Aleem Khan, who held the the portfolio of Senior Minister of Punjab and Minister of Food, in a series of tweets shared the reason for resigning as minister.
PTI politician Aleem Khan said that he met Prime Minister Imran Khan today and succeeded in persuading him about his resignation.
“I have persuaded him that in order to maintain his neutrality with regard to his news channel SAMAA News, it is necessary for me not to hold any government post,” he tweeted.
Aleem Khan further added that “I am grateful to him for accepting my request. I am sending my resignation to the Chief Minister of Punjab.”
میں اُن کا ممنون ھوں اُنہوں نے میری یہ گزارش تسلیم فرما لی ھے۔ میں اپنا استعفی وزیراعلی پنجاب کو بھجوا رہا ھوں 2/2— Abdul Aleem Khan (@abdul_aleemkhan) November 26, 2021
Aleem Khan had officially acquiresd ownership of Samaa TV in October 2021.