Speaker accepts Shamim  Naqvi’s resignation as SA opposition leader

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Speaker Sindh Assembly (SA) Agha Siraj Durrani on Monday accepted the resignation of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Firdous Shamim Naqvi as the provincial assembly’s opposition leader.

Firdous Shamim Naqvi was asked by Prime Minister Imran Khan to step down as the Leader of the Opposition in the Sindh Assembly, earlier this month.

The requisition to notify Haleem Adil Sheikh as PA opposition leader would be submitted today by the PTI lawmakers. him as the new PA opposition leader.

According to sources Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-P) leadership had expressed reservations over the nomination of Haleem Adil for the position.

Shamim Naqvi had said in a statement that he tendered resignation as the Sindh Assembly’s opposition leader and he had also sent the copy of his resignation to the prime minister through WhatsApp.

 

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