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Pakistan Bar Council

Lawyers observe countrywide strike to push PM to step down

LAHORE: The legal fraternity is observing a countrywide strike today to ramp up pressure on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down from office in the wake of the findings of the Panama Papers Joint Investigation Team (JIT), ARY News reported. The lawyers associations including Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) and Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), had given a strike call a day earlier, which was backed by the provincial associations of the lawyers. Speaking to a press conference, PBC vice chairman Ahsan Bhoon urged the…