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PM Reiterates in Cabinet Meeting Not to Step Down

Islamabad (July 13, 2017): The Federal Cabinet has reposed full confidence in the leadership of Prime Mininster Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and endorsed his firm decision not to step down.

Saying that the collective votes of those demanding resignation from him are less than the votes that PMLN had secured. He also called the report of the JIT that probed the Panama Papers case a collection of assumptions, allegations, and accusations about the private businesses run by his family members.

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The prime minister also reiterated that he will not resign on the demand of a group of conspirators.

Chairing the meeting of federal cabinet here at the Prime Minister House the prime minister also said that he has earned nothing from politics but has lost much because of it. Projects worth billions are being installed but not a single instance of corruption is being proved, the prime minister added while addressing the federal cabinet.

Nawaz Sharif reaffirmed that the journey of progress will not be allowed to derail as the country has already paid a huge price due to political crises in the past.

The Prime Minister said projects worth billions of rupees are being executed but no evidence of any corruption has been found.

Federal Cabinet approved proposals of a number of agreements and Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation with different countries.

It approved start of negotiations for draft MoU with Maldives for opening up of Defence Credit Line of ten million dollar and an MoU for cooperation in the field of tourism.

The cabinet approved start of negotiations on air services agreements with Azerbaijan, Serbia, Vietnam and Brazil.

Approval was given to signing of MoUs for cooperation with Azerbaijan and Tajikistan in trade promotion.

The meeting approved signing of defence cooperation agreements with Indonesia, Turkey and Poland.

It also accorded approval to signing of MoUs with Russia for cooperation in education, finance and banking sectors.

Earlier, the Federal Cabinet constituted its special committee to propose nomenclature of the new Islamabad airport.

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