ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Media Iftikhar Durrani was formally removed from his post on Tuesday after Prime Minister Imran Khan accepted his resignation nearly two months after sacking him.
Media reports had emerged in December last year, claiming that Durrani has been sacked from his post. The reports further suggested that following his removal, Durrani’s name has also been struck off the cabinet list.
However, when contacted, Durrani had said he has not received any information about his removal.
Durrani had played a key role in the representation of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) during the infamous Panama case, and FATA elections.
During the July 2018 general elections, he had actively participated in the campaign for gathering the support of the public for the party.
Previously, he had served as an advisor on communication in the Education Department to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government in 2013
Earlier in November last year, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Media Affairs Yousuf Baig Mirza had stepped down from his post.