Pakistan Prime Minister Resigns Following Supreme Court Ruling

Pakistan Prime Minister Resigns Following Supreme Court Ruling”

Shehbaz Sharif will likely assume the role of Pakistan's prime minister after his brother Nawaz Sharif resigned from the office on Friday.

Nawaz Sharif stepped down Friday, July 28 shortly after the top court disqualified him from serving as prime minister over accusations of corruption.

The scandal that cost him his position had erupted a year ago when the worldwide Consortium of investigative journalists (ICIJ) has made public some 11.5 million secret documents from the law firm panama Mossack Fonseca, the Panama Papers.

The meetings came as the PML-N deliberated its political and legal options after Sharif's disqualification and decided on who would take over the party's reins in Parliament.

The court also ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to file a reference against the accused in an accountability court in six weeks and directed for the trial to be wrapped up within six months.

The ruling Pakistan Muslim League party agreed that Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif will succeed his brother and petroleum minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will serve as the interim prime minister until Sharif is formally elected to office. His cabinet has also been dissolved.

The PML-N on Saturday made a decision to rally behind ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's younger brother, Shahbaz Sharif, as his eventual successor, while party leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was tapped to take over as interim Prime Minister till Shahbaz is elected to Parliament.

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