Former cricket hero Khan has threatened to call new demonstrations for Sharif’s resignation, saying this month the prime minister has lost the “moral authority to rule”.
Sharif in his address to the nation on Friday announced to request CJP to lead the probe. He pledged to resign if proved guilty of graft or misappropriation in a high-level probe.
The value of his assets in 2011 was Rs 166 million, which swelled to Rs 261.6 million in 2012 and then to Rs 1.82 billion in 2013, making him a declared billionaire.
“I challenge all those who allege tax fraud to come forward and present evidence. If charges are proved against me, I will resign immediately,” vowed Sharif in an address to the nation.
Dawn News reported that Sharif wants to complete the probe into the issue as soon as possible whether it is through the judicial commission he announced earlier or through some other forum.
The post received over 100 bids of up to 66,200 pounds before being removed from the famous e-commerce website’s UK page.
Nawaz Sharif left for the UK for a purported medical check-up amid chaotic political scenes by the opposition demanding his resignation in wake of Panama Paper leaks.
The truth behind Basit’s comments is depressing: Pakistan’s army has staged what can only be described as a foreign policy coup, rejecting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s efforts to seek normalisation with India.
Sharif called up Prime Minister Modi to express grief over the temple fire tragedy in Kerala. Expressing gratitude, Modi offered his condolences to Sharif over the loss of lives and property due to earthquake in Pakistan on Sunday.
From nuclear decision-making to foreign relations, Pakistan’s prime minister seems to be gasping for breath.
Sharif also challenged all those hurling allegations against him and his family to present evidence of any financial wrongdoing before the commission.
The Sharif family mortgaged four properties to the Deutsche Bank (Suisse) SA for a loan of GBP 7 million.
The dead include 29 children and 10 women; some 20 were Christians.
PM Sharif was scheduled to leave for Britain on Monday but cancelled his trip after the blast on Sunday at a park in Lahore killed over 70,
Modi had also taken to twitter to “condemn” the blast.