KARACHI: Opposition leader in Sindh Assembly Firdous Shamim Naqvi has resigned after being asked to resign by the PTI leadership.
PTI and opposition leader in the Sindh Assembly Firdous Shamim Naqvi had sharply criticized his own government over the gas crisis in Karachi a few days ago and also criticized Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Later, Firdous Shamim Naqvi apologized for his statement via tweet but the central leadership of PTI demanded the resignation of Firdous Shamim.
I would like to apologise to all INSAFIANS
My intention was to say I am going to complain about the energy minister and SSGC to the PM On hearing the recording words are not exactly conveying that.
My apologies to my leader. Who is the most committed & upright man I have met.
— Firdous Naqvi (@Fsnaqvi) September 18, 2020
Governer Sindh Imran Ismail has confirmed the resignation of opposition leader Firdous Shamim Naqvi in the Sindh Assembly.
Imran Ismail said that Firdous Shamim Naqvi had submitted his resignation on the same day after apologizing but the Prime Minister has not yet taken any decision in this regard.
Governor Sindh said that Firdous Shamim Naqvi has resigned on moral grounds.