Adviser to the Balochistan Chief Minister on Finance Dr Ruqayya Saeed Hashmi on Sunday confirmed she had resigned from the post after the use of abusive language against her by a parliamentarian following differences over the budget.
Sources close to Hashmi, said that a senior parliamentarian had used abusive language against her over development schemes in the recently announced budget.
In a telephonic conversation with media, Hashmi said: “Position is not more important than dignity.”
The provincial government has not yet accepted her resignation from the key portfolio. Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo and a few other ministers have contacted her to withdraw her resignation, but she has turned down their requests.