Federal Law Minister Farogh Nasim to be removed from the cabinet?
*ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Bar Council has called for Federal Law Minister Farogh Nasim to be removed from the cabinet.*
The PBC had urged the Supreme Court to take contempt of court notice of remarks made by former attorney-general Anwar Mansoor Khan and include Nasim in the notice. Khan tendered an unconditional apology and resigned but the council still wants action against Nasim.
In a statement, the council said Prime Minister Imran Khan must remove Nasim from the cabinet in the interest of the country and a democratic Parliament.
The premier must take this step immediately, read the statement. It alleged that Nasim was the “mastermind” of “conspiracies against the judiciary”.
It also called for a high-powered judicial commission to investigate conspiracies against the judiciary. The former attorney-general had said that the statement he made in court was in line with the government’s stance, read the statement.