ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday asked the cabinet ministers to submit their resignations if they do not agree with the government’s policies.
The Prime Minister was addressing a meeting of the Federal Cabinet.
According to Geo NewsPrime Minister Imran Khan lamented that even after two years, no reforms could be introduced in the state institutions and the system of governance could not be improved.
During the meeting, several cabinet members also raised questions about reforming the system of governance in various institutions and the accountability of those involved.
In response, the Prime Minister said that all the ministers have to improve their performance. He directed his ministers to prepare a brief and comprehensive report on matters relating to state institutions which could be presented to the public.
The Prime Minister directed the Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) to submit a report, adding that “the AGP has been accused of a Rs 200 billion corruption scandal”.
According to sources, the Prime Minister directed Finance and Revenue Minister Hafeez Sheikh and Science Minister Fawad Chaudhry to introduce a new digital system in the AGP’s office.
Sources said that Prime Minister Imran Khan also told his ministers that “if they are against the policies of the PTI, they are free to resign from their posts.”
“Ministers should show some ownership of the government’s decisions,” he said. “If they keep them [opposing] Approach, I will decide for myself whether to keep them in the cabinet or not. ”