Law minister Farogh Naseem resigns

November 26, 2019

Federal Law Minister Farogh Naseem has resigned from his position, Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed confirmed in a news conference on Tuesday.

He said Prime Minister Imran Khan has accepted Naseem’s resignation which was tendered during a meeting of the federal cabinet today.

According to Rasheed, Naseem has resigned because he will represent the government in a case regarding Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa’s tenure extension in the Supreme Court tomorrow. He will be accompanied at the court by the attorney general of Pakistan.

Naseem belongs to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), a coalition partner of the ruling PTI.

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