Musaddiq Abbasi appointed PM’s aide on accountability
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The federal government has appointed former Director General NAB Brigadier (Retd) Muhammad Musaddiq Abbasi as the adviser to the Prime Minister on accountability, reported 24NewsHD TV Channel Wednesday.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has given his nod for the appointment of Abbasi as his aide on accountability and President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi has approved his appointment.
Abbasi replaces Shahzad Akbar who has resigned from his role as PM adviser on Interior and Accountability.
President Dr. Arif Alvi Wednesday accepted Shahzad Akbar’s resignation as the adviser to the Prime Minister on accountability and interior. The Cabinet Division issued a notification to this effect after the president’s approval.
On Jan 24, advisor to the Prime Minister on accountability and interior Shahzad Akbar stepped down from his post. Taking to the microblogging platform Twitter, he announced that he has resigned as the PM’s aide.
“I have tendered my resignation today to PM as Advisor. I sincerely hope the process of accountability continues under leadership of PM IK as per PTI’s manifesto,” he said. “I will remain associated with party n keep contributing as member of legal fraternity.”
In Dec 2019, He had been appointed advisor to the PM on accountability and interior affairs.