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MQM urges Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down

KARACHI: Leader Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (Pakistan) Farooq Sattar has urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down in the wake of opposition demand over Panama Papers inquiry against him, ARY News reported.

Addressing a press conference here, Sattar said he hoped that the PM would consider his suggestion.

The MQM leader said his party restructuring the party in Punjab and would mobilize masses there as well.

Drawing attention towards corruption cases in the country, Sattar appealed the Supreme Court to hear 180 pending cases against the National Accountability Bureau.

He complained that quota system was still functional in Sindh despite removal of its constitutional cover in 2013.

He said people were suffering in education institutions in terms of admissions and enrollments. He claimed that people from the urban Sindh were facing discrimination in educational institutions.

Despite allocated 40% for urban areas in the quota system, they were given hardly 20% by the provincial authorities.


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