Politics

Rehman Malik resigns from Senate

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Tuesday, 10-July-2012

 

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) lawmaker Rehman Malik has resigned from his Senate membership Tuesday, media reported.
 
While making the announcement at Karachi airport, Rehman Malik told the reporters that he has already submitted his resignation on Monday.
 
He told that he has informed the party’s leadership about his resignation and that he also wanted to quit from his Advisor to the Prime Minister position as well. However, Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf asked him to continue discharging his duties as an advisor.
 
Malik told that he would act according to the leadership’s advice in future.
 
Rehman Malik rejected all such rumours alleging that amendment in dual nationality bill was approved to benefit him.
 
He thanked MQM chief Altaf Hussain for supporting the dual nationality bill.
 
Malik told that he had applied to surrender his British citizenship in 2008 and also left his business on President Zardari’s advice.
 
It is pertinent to mention that the Supreme Court has already suspended Rehman Malik’s Senate membership for holding dual nationalities.



    

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