Federal Minister for Defence Production, Abdul Qayyum Jatoi has resigned. According to Official TV Channel of Pakistan he rendered his resignation in a meeting with Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani. PM summoned Abdul Qayyum Jatoi over his Anti-Chief Justice statement. He resented and ordered to take necessary action against him.
While Federal Minister said his statement was his personal opinion and he neither intended to disgrace any institution nor was the party’s stance on the issue. Earlier, Abdul Qayyum Jatoi vowed to confront any conspiracy against democracy.
Speaking at a press conference in Quetta from residence of Talal Bugti, Abdul Qayyum Jatoi castigated the chief justice and also slated hearings of fake degree cases. He said that Pakistan People’s Party would not deter from Army intervention and uttered that everyone has an equal right for corruption.-Input from Agencies