Controversy ends: President accepts Shujaat Azim’s resignation

Azeem tendered his resignation after he failed to justify his appointment before the Supreme Court.


Our Correspondent August 01, 2013
Screengrab showing Shujaat Azeem.

ISLAMABAD:


President Asif Ali Zardari on the advice of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has accepted the resignation of Captain (retd) Shujaat Azim from the office of the adviser to prime minister on aviation.


Azeem tendered his resignation after he failed to justify his appointment before the Supreme Court amid a controversy surrounding his background.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 1st, 2013.

COMMENTS (2)

BetelQ8 | 7 years ago | Reply

If he was so anxious to serve the country, he could simply have withdrawn his Canadian citizenship.

Saleem | 7 years ago | Reply

It is mind boggling why would government pick a man of dubious distinction.

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