LAHORE: Twenty-nine Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) members are still enjoying privileges as Members of the Punjab Provincial Assembly (MPAs) despite tendering their resignations.

Sources in the Punjab Assembly told Dawn that salaries are being transferred in the PTI members' accounts as their resignations have not yet been formally accepted. Therefore, members are still enjoying the perks, sources said.

PTI's Punjab opposition leader Mian Mehmoodur Rasheed has still not returned his official car.

Following the resignation of PTI Members of the National Assembly, the party's MPAs from Punjab also tendered resignations from their seats and added that the PTI would issue a 'white paper' against the 'dismal performance' of the provincial government.

Also read: PTI decides on quitting Punjab Assembly seats

The resignations had come as the PTI was engaged in protests and sit-ins against the Nawaz government over alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections.

As of now, PTI and the government are engaged in talks to broker a settlement over the political impasse that had gripped the country for weeks.

Know more: PTI lawmakers tender NA resignations

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