Asim Bajwa Resigns as SAPM on Information

Retired Lieutenant General, Asim Saleem Bajwa, has resigned as a Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting, four months after taking charge. Bajwa made the announcement during an interview with a local TV channel on Thursday.

He will, however, continue to serve as the chairman of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority.


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When asked if he had informed Prime Minister about the decision, Bajwa said he will meet PM Imran Khan on Friday to submit his resignation.

I will request the premier to relieve me of the responsibility when I meet him Friday morning.

The former three-star general said he wants to focus on CPEC Authority, as the mega project is the future of Pakistan.

The announcement came hours after he ‘exposed’ the corruption allegations against him ‘with proofs’ in a Twitter post. The tweet had a detailed document attached to the tweet, responding to every allegation in detail. Here’s the tweet:


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Bajwa, who also served as a DG ISPR, was questioned about the allegations during the interview. He responded by saying he has all the documents to prove the money trail.

“Being a Pakistani citizen, I am ready to provide the money trail, document, or any evidence on any platform, he added.

What are your thoughts on Asim Bajwa’s decision? Let us know in the comments section.

  • He should resign from Chairman CPEC as well. He is telling Pakistan and China to invest in Pakistan whereas his whole family and investments are in America. These are double standards and nothing else.

    • Read his whole statement. Investments withdraw from all foreign companies. and every pakistani have rights to invest in any country and any legal business.

      • Everyone is surprise to know about his or his wife wealth. This company can be a bridge to remit money outside the Pakistan. Why only civilian get pissed off with strict inquiries under FIA or NAB. He is no more Army office hence accountable to the public.

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