Islamabad: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Thursday said the verdict of the Supreme Court against him does not disqualify him from the office of prime minister, as he did not commit any criminal offence by not writing letter to the Swiss authorities.
Talking to local and foreign media correspondents at PM House Gilani said that the charges against him were not of criminal nature.
“In a civil charge, there cannot be disqualification,” Gilani said.
“Prime Minister and President has complete immunity under article 248 of constitution,” the prime minister said.
Gilani said that some people were giving their mode of description regarding the court’s order adding that he there was no constitutional crisis in the country.
He further said that he has nothing to do whether PML-N accepts him or not he is the Prime Minister of the country.
Gilani further said that PML-N was left alone in the politics of the country and no one is ready to accompany them in the movement against him.