Azam Swati quits cabinet, PM accepts resignation
ISLAMABAD: Senator Azam Swati, who is under investigation over alleged misuse of authority, resigned from the post of federal minister for science and technology on Thursday.
Swati submitted his resignation during a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan. According to sources, Prime Minister Imran Khan has accepted the resignation and told Swati to present himself before the Supreme Court in
He also directed the provincial government to submit recommendations for improvements of dismal situation of the hospitals.
Billions have been spent. "Who will account for that?" asked Chief Justice Saqib Nisar. "Mubarakmand claimed that people would be provided with free electricity." We spent Rs1 billion just on feasibility, after which the project was approved, the scientist said. "How were we supposed to produce gas from coal after the funding stopped?"
The court wrapped up the suo moto case and directed federal and Sindh governments to conduct a scientific study and inform court if the project can continue or not. The employees seeking payment of salaries were asked to contact relevant authorities. - NNI