Prime Minister’s Special Assistants Tania Aidrus and Dr. Zafar Mirza resign

Tania Aidrus - The Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Digital Pakistan Tania Aidrus has tendered her resignation from the post over the controversy surrounding her dual nationality. Tania Aidrus herself broke the news on Twitter on Wednesday of her resignation, which according to her, has been sent to Prime Minister Imran Khan. “Criticism levied towards the state as a consequence of my citizenship status is clouding the purpose of Digital Pakistan,” she wrote on Twitter. “In the greater public interest, I have submitted my resignation from the SAPM’s (Special Assistant to Prime Minister) role. I will continue to serve my country and the PM’s vision to my best ability,” she further wrote.
Tania Aidrus

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Digital Pakistan Tania Aidrus has tendered her resignation from the post over the controversy surrounding her dual nationality.

Tania Aidrus herself broke the news on Twitter on Wednesday of her resignation, which according to her, has been sent to Prime Minister Imran Khan.

“Criticism levied towards the state as a consequence of my citizenship status is clouding the purpose of Digital Pakistan,” she wrote on Twitter.

“In the greater public interest, I have submitted my resignation from the Special Assistant to Prime Minister’s (SAPM) role. I will continue to serve my country and the prime minister’s vision to my best ability,” she further wrote.

Prior to joining the team of Prime Minister Imran Khan to head the Digital Pakistan Campaign, Tania Aidrus was working as the Chief of Staff and Head of Strategic Initiatives on the Next Billion Users (NBU) team at Google.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant for Health Dr. Zafar Mirza also resigned citing the criticism on the government as the reason.