ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to start a mass mobilization campaign from August 7 against the prevalent corruption and force Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family to present themselves for accountability with reference to the Panama papers revelations.

The decision was taken at a high level party meeting chaired by PTI chairman Imran Khan at his residence here which discussed different aspects of the investigation into Panama leaks and the planned country-wide protest campaign against corruption.

Central Secretary Information PTI, Naeemul Haq, told the media after the meeting that Imran Khan will lead a party rally starting from Peshawar which will enter Punjab via Attock, and is aimed at creating awareness amongst public against corruption. He quoted the party chief as having told the meeting that Pakistan is presently standing at the crossroads of history.

Naeem told the media, addressing the party meeting, Khan said the people now would have to choose either corrupt elite or a strong democracy. Imran believed that people of Pakistan see PTI as the only ray of hope and added August 7 will be the beginning of a new era. Imran vowed to mobilize public from Khyber to Karachi and bring Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif under the law.

Naeem told the media that the meeting discussed overall political situation in the country besides doing consultations over Pakistan Awami Tehreek’s stance viz a viz investigation into Panama leaks and other legal and constructional aspects of the case. He said PTI will explore all the legal and constitutional avenues to take investigations into the Panama leaks to a logical conclusion.

Naeemul Haq said PTI would participate in the government-convened TOR committee meeting on August 6 and the government attitude will determine the party’s future course of action.