Opposition remains divided over PM’s resignation

ISLAMABAD:  Opposition parties are divided on whether they should ask the prime minister to step down until the judicial inquiry is concluded. The terms of reference (ToRs) agreed upon by the opposition, a copy of which was available with media; do not mention any point about the resignation of the prime minister.

According to the ToRs, the opposition has agreed to press the government for a special law – the “Panama Papers (inquiry and trial) act, 2016” – to be passed to facilitate the investigation into the assets, foreign and domestic, of the prime minister and all other Pakistanis named in the Panama Paper

The joint opposition would call for the constitution of a special judicial commission headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan and comprising of two other Supreme Court judges to be nominated by the Chief Justice. DNA

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