PPP asks Nawaz to quit after Pirzada’s resignation

ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on Friday asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to quit as federal minister Riaz Pirzada resigned and had levelled corruption allegations against the government.

Pirzada alleged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Secretary Fawad Hussain Fawad was involved in corruption to the tune of billions of rupees, adding Establishment Secretary Tahir Shahbaz was also corrupt.

He however, spared the prime minister.

Pirzada was looking after the portfolio of Inter-Provincial Coordination.

In a statement, PPP Senator Aajiz Dhamrah said that with the resignation of a federal minister Riaz Hussain Pirzada, it had been proven that Prime Minister’s House had become a hub of corruption. Senator Dhamrah claimed Fawad Hussain Fawad worked as the front man of PM Nawaz Sharif and was making money for his boss.

“This is the reason Nawaz Sharif does not act against him,” he alleged.

Dhamrah said the PM should resign to end the corrupt system.

Separately, PPP leader Senator

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