Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif has been given 7 days to
resign.The Supreme Court Bar Association and the Lahore High Court
Bar Association have threatened to launch a countrywide movement if
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif doesn’t resign in seven days.
In a joint declaration issued by the two bar associations, they
said that following the Supreme Court’s order on the Panama Papers
case, the Prime Minister should no longer hold the position and
resign within seven days, The Dawn reported.
The notification came soon after SCBA and LHCBA members clashed
with the lawyers supporting the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz
(PML_N) government at the all Pakistan lawyers’ representatives’
convention on May 19.
The PML-N lawyers locked SCBA President Rasheed A Rizvi in the
Lahore High Court’s library. During the ruckus, the locks were
broken by SCBA members and Rizvi was released.
“For fair and independent inquiry against the