Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has submitted his nomination papers for Prime Minister Seat, reported Waqt News.
On this occasion, he was accompanied amongst others by former Ministers Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Abdul Qadir Baloch, Sardar Muhammad Yousaf, Sheikh Aftab, Saira Afzal Tarar, Tariq Fazal Chaudhry and PML (Z) leader Ejaz-ul-Haq.
Abbasi reached the office of Secretary National Assembly along with party colleagues and filed his nomination papers.
According to reports, the NAB had recommended that the names of all accused in the case, including Abbasi, to be placed on the Exit Control List (ECL).
The turmoil and the premature end to Mr Sharif's third stint in power has also raised questions about Pakistan's democracy as no prime minister has completed a full term in power since independence from British colonial rule in 1947.
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Sattar had accused Abbasi of misusing his authority and causing a potential $2 billion loss to the national exchequer in 15 years.
Talking to reporters on Sunday, Abbasi said he was not afraid of any reference, adding that those levelling allegations against him should search their own souls and be ashamed of their deeds.
Speaking on Nawaz Sharif's disqualification by the Supreme Court, the former petroleum minister said, "To my understanding of legal matters, there is no harm in possessing an iqama - it's just a visa - but nowadays, laws are being interpreted in ways that are stranger than ever".
Abbasi, the petroleum minister in the recently dissolved cabinet, said that the incoming federal cabinet will be chosen in consultation with the party.