KPK Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra resigns


PESHAWAR, August 17 (TNS): The Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Friday resigned from his office.

The KP governor said he had given in his resignation to President Mamnoon Hussain.

Further he said that he discharged his responsibilities as per the Constitution and treated every political party without any discrimination.

On Thursday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) nominated Shah Farman as the next governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Earlier former Sindh governor Muhammad Zubair and Punjab governor Malik Rafique Rajwana, who were appointed to the posts during the PML-N term, had already stepped down from their positions in light of the instruction of the party.

According to reports Jhagra had earlier refused to resign from his office in defiance of the instructions of the leadership of the PML-N.