Amid rumours of resignation, Nisar gets blue passport – The Nation

ISLAMABAD – Amid heated debate over “souring relations” between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan in the wake of the Panama Papers case, the sulking interior minister has recently got issued a blue passport — an indication that he might quit the ministry.

In addition to that, the interior ministry on Friday officially announced that Chaudhry Nisar would hold an important press conference on Sunday (tomorrow) at the Punjab House, giving rise to speculations that the minister would announce his resignation from cabinet.

Though the ministry did not provide details of possible content of the presser, however, sources said that Nisar would break his silence over his relations with the party leadership as he had been kept out of the loop for over a month in the consultative process over the Panama crisis.

The interior minister, who has remained associated with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) for around

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