Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar’s resignation accepted

Islamabad: The Senate Secretariat has notified approval of resignation of Pakistan People’s Party’s Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar and declared his senate seat as vacant.

“I have formally tendered my resignation today,” Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar earlier said in a social media statement. “I am thankful for the support and positive reaction from the party,” he stated.

“Didn’t think the party will support in such a manner. People are speculating about my political future, clarifying here that I am not joining any other political party,” outgoing senator Khokhar said. “I will try utmost to keep my freedom intact,” he added.

PPP’s Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar had earlier announced to resign as senator after it emerged that the party’s leadership ‘wasn’t happy with his political positions’.