31 July 2017

News Story: Pakistan Interim Prime Minister To Be Elected Tuesday

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has called for a session of the National Assembly on Tuesday in order to elect an interim prime minister, Dawn News reported.

Hussain’s decision follows a Supreme Court ruling on the Panama Papers case involving Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in which he was disqualified after being deemed unfit to hold office.

According to Dawn News, the National Assembly will be convened at about 3pm on Tuesday.

The Supreme Court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office. Within hours of the ruling Sharif stepped down as Prime Minister.

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