Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader Tariq Bashir Cheema Monday has resigned from the federal cabinet.
Following the settlement between the PML-Q and the PTI, Tariq Bashir Cheema resigned as federal minister for Housing.
“I have tendered my resignation from the cabinet,” Tariq Bashir Cheema was quoted as saying.
Earlier, in a major development, Punjab chief minister (CM) Usman Buzdar presented his resignation to Prime Minister Imran Khan.
The news was confirmed by State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib in a tweet.
Farukh Habib sharing a picture of the PML-Q delegation meeting Prime Minister Imran Khan from his Twitter handle, said that the matters with the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid have been settled and they have announced to support PM Imran Khan ahead of the no-confidence motion.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to nominate Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi as the new Punjab CM following the resignation of CM Punjab Usman Buzdar.
In a major development earlier in the day, Prime Minister Imran Khan agreed to give Punjab chief minister’s slot to Pakistan Muslim League Quaid (PML-Q) leader Pervaiz Elahi.