Istehkam-e-Pakistan Party Patron-in-Chief Jahangir Khan Tareen has decided to quit politics and also step down from the party office. Tareen announced his decision in a post on X while thanking everyone for their support during the recent election and felicitating his opponents. “I have immense respect for the will of the people of Pakistan. Therefore, I have decided to resign from my position as Chairman IPP and step away from politics altogether,” Tareen posted. I would like to thank everyone who supported me in this election and want to offer my congratulations to my opponents. I have immense respect for the will of the people of Pakistan. Therefore, I have decided to resign from my position as Chairman IPP and step away from politics… — Jahangir Khan Tareen (@JahangirKTareen) February 12, 2024 He expressed his gratitude to all the members of the party and wished them the best. “By the Grace of Allah, I will continue to serve my country to the best of my ability in a private capacity,” the post added further. The IPP leader had contested the recent general election from NA-149 Multan, where he was defeated by independent candidate Amir Dogar, as well as NA-155 Lodhran, where he lost to PML-N candidate Siddique Khan Baloch.