MQM-P leader Farogh Naseem on Monday said that he has resigned from his post as law minister on the “request of the prime minister of Pakistan”.
Naseem has stepped down in order to represent the government in the presidential references filed against Supreme Court judge Justice Qazi Faez Isa. In an official statement, Naseem said: “I’ll represent the federation in the case and therefore I have tendered my resignation as the law minister.”
“I have no personal vendetta [against] any person, judge, bar council or a lawyer not even with Justice Qazi Faez Isa,” he said further. “I will appear in the Honorable Court only as a lawyer to assist the Hon’ble Court.”