Nawaz Sharif resigns after being disqualified from office

Vastavam web: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigned Today after he was disqualified from office by the country Supreme Court. The court ruled Sharif has been dishonest to parliament and to the judicial system, and is no longer deemed fit for the office of Prime Minister. The panel of five judges announced their unanimous decision Friday afternoon, with the election commis sionordered to issue a disqualification notice to Sharif. With the ruling, Sharif Cabinet has also been dissolved. Silence enveloped the courtroom as Justice Ejaz Afzal read out the judgment, and the opposition distributed candy following the verdict in celebration. Nawaz Sharif will accept the decision of the Supreme Court party, the PLMN said in a statement following the verdict. There has been an injustice against us. Nawaz Sharif will step down as premier of Pakistan despite reservations regarding the verdict. He is expected to vacate the Prime Minister residence by Friday evening.