ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Riaz Pirzada on Friday tendered his resignation after he alleged interference in his ministry.
Riaz Pirzada held farewell meetings with Pakistan Sports Board. He voiced his resentment saying, "People involved in corruption worth billions of rupees de-seated DG Sports."
These people who are involved in corruption worth billions of rupees should be ashamed of themselves, Pirzada said.
Pirzada complained, "On issue of Waseem Boxer, we were considered as thieves."
Pirzada also hurled allegations of corruption on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's principal secretary and stated that his authority was curtailed. "PM's principal secretary is interfering in my work and is doing rampant corruption. I am not being allowed to perform official duties as my authority has been cut short", pronounced disgruntled Pirzada.
Pirzada further disclosed that he wanted to meet PM in order to voice his concerns but was not allowed to do so. Pirzada stated that some people were eyeing sports board for their wicked purposes. "At the moment, I do not want to mouth anything against Prime Minister," he said.
Earlier on Thusrday, Pirzada had threatened to resign if he would have not been allowed to meet the PM. - NNI