KARACHI – Former Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Sindh leader Imran Ismail followed list of leaders as he announced on Saturday that he is quitting politics and resigned from party positions.
Sharing his views, Ismail, a close of Imran Khan, said he appeared in his last political presser, lamenting May 9 mayhem, and announced to step down from the post of additional secretary general and from the core committee.
Ismail said he enjoyed very good relations with Imran Khan, saying he was among the four founding members of the party. He also mentioned being in condition where he cannot continue politics.
The seasoned politician said he never participated in May 9 riots and rallies in aftermath of Imran Khan’s arrest, and mentioned that he decided to part ways after much thought. Khan Sahib Khuda Hafiz to you and PTI, the former governor said.
The mass exodus of the former ruling party started when the government launched a crackdown against the party following the attacks on the civil and military installations.