ISLAMABAD – Shehzad Akbar, Advisor to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Accountability, has resigned from his post. Shahzad Akbar himself said through his Twitter account that he has submitted his resignation to the Prime Minister but the government ranks told that he did not resign but his resignation was accepted because the Prime Minister was very unhappy with his performance.
The resignation of Shehzad Akbar has given rise to a new debate and a question is being raised that now the ongoing accountability campaign and cases against other political opponents of Imran Khan including Mian Nawaz Sharif, Shahbaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, and Asif Ali Zardari. What will happen
The Daily Dawn has revealed in a report quoting sources that Prime Minister Imran Khan is not only looking for a new man for the post but he has also interviewed two people and is coming to fill the vacancy. There may be some cabinet reshuffle in the coming days.
Sources told Daily Dawn that Prime Minister Imran Khan no longer trusted Shehzad Akbar. According to the Prime Minister, Shehzad Akbar had failed to bring the corruption cases against the Sharif family and others to a logical conclusion.
Sources close to the PM said, “Shehzad Akbar had assured the PM that he would bring back the looted money within the first three years of the PTI government. It was Shehzad Babar who claimed that The country’s wealth of Rs 700 billion has been looted and kept in offshore banks, which they will bring back, but they failed miserably. The failure to do so drew criticism from both the opposition and the government. Therefore, the Prime Minister had demanded his resignation