PTI moves motion in NA for debate on Panama case verdict

ISLAMABAD: The opposition Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf submitted on Thursday an adjournment motion to the National Assembly secretariat, seeking a debate on the April 20 Supreme Court verdict in the Panama Papers case.

Seeking a detailed debate on the case and its aftermath after suspension of normal proceedings of the house, the PTI members in their motion have declared that “position of Nawaz Sharif as leader of the house has become untenable” after the judgement.

On April 21, Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi had abruptly prorogued the assembly when the opposition members lodged a noisy protest in the house for not giving floor to PTI chairman Imran Khan, who had come to the house after a long gap only to deliver a speech after the announcement of the court’s verdict.

The next sessions of the National Assembly and the Senate are scheduled to begin on May 8 and

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