Will Quit if Proven Guilty in Panama Papers’ Leak: Nawaz Sharif

After the massive document leak, Sharif has emerged as one of the richest politicians in Pakistan.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif waves to his supporters. (Photo: Reuters)

Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan, said on Friday that he will quit from his position if he is proven guilty in the Panama Papers leak.

Sharif was one of the many people from various countries named for owning companies registered in Panama in Central America.

After Allah, I am only answerable to the people of Pakistan. I will resign if proven guilty. I have decided to write letter to Chief Justice of Pak for forming a commission to probe Panama leaks.
Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister, Pakistan

After the massive document leak, Sharif has emerged as one of the richest politicians in Pakistan. His personal assets stand at Rs 2 billion, an increase of over a billion in just four years.

The Election Commission in Islamabad had released Sharif’s assets statements for 2015 on Thursday.

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