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PTI MPA Saeed Afridi Resigned from Sindh Assembly Seat

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Saeed Afridi has resigned from his Sindh Assembly seat over ‘personal engagements.

According to facts, PTI leader Saeed Afridi sent his resignation letter to previous prime minister and PTI Chairman Imran Khan and Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani.

Saeed Afridi said that he was quitting from the Sindh Assembly seat due to personal engagements.

Previously in June, the PML-N-led federal government decided to issue phase-wise approval of resignations tendered by PTI MNAs.

Rendering to particulars, the ruling coalition has framed a strategy on the issue of the resignation of the PTI MNAs. Sources said that efforts were underway to convince 25 to 30 PTI MNAs to take back their resignations.

In April, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) had categorical to resign from National Assembly after previous prime minister Imran Khan said that he would not sit in the assemblies.

PTI members after approval of the party’s leadership tendered their resignations from the National Assembly. PTI MNA Murad Saeed was the first PTI MNA who submitted his resignation to the National Assembly’s speaker. Raja Pervaiz Ashraf had been elected Speaker of the lower house unrestricted after his predecessor Asad Qaiser tendered his resignation ahead of the voting on the no-confidence motion in contradiction of the then prime minister Imran Khan.

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