PPP minister resigns to run by-poll campaign | Pakistan Today

PPP minister resigns to run by-poll campaign

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) stalwart Nasir Hussain Shah has tendered his resignation as a provincial minister to run a by-election campaign for the upcoming Ghotki poll.

According to details, Shah on directives of his political party has offered to tender his resignation from his post as Sindh Minister of Sindh for works and services.

PPP candidate Muhammad Bux Mahar is set to contest elections from NA-205 Ghotki constituency.

Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister on Sports and Industries and Youth Affairs Sardar Muhammad Bux Khan Mahar on June 13 tendered resignation from his post to contest the upcoming elections against his nephew.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had issued a show-cause notice to Prime Minister Imran Khan over undertaking a visit to Ghotki ahead of the by-election on NA-205 scheduled for July 18.

Regional Election Commissioner Abdul Rehman Arain served the notice on the prime minister to explain his position within a week after receiving the notice which was submitted later on by Khan’s lawyer, Dr Babar Awan.