Hashim Dogar resigns as Punjab home minister

Sources say he will be assigned another portfolio after acceptance of resignation

LAHORE: Punjab Home Minister Col (retd) Hashim Dogar on Tuesday resigned from his post citing personal reasons.

The PTI leader announced his resignation after consulting with party chairman Imran Khan.

“Today I have resigned from my post due to personal reasons. InshaAllah I will continue to work as a PTI worker,” he wrote on his official Twitter handle while sharing his resignation letter.

Dogar said he had sent his resignation to Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi for approval.

According to sources, Dogar’s resignation will be accepted and then he will be assigned the portfolio of another ministry.

He was sworn in as the provincial interior minister in August this year.

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