pakistan tehreek-i-insaf (pti) chairman imran khan has expressed his readiness to join any grand alliance of opposition parties, including the pakistan peoples party (ppp), on the panama papers scam. the pti chairman said that his party had started the process of selection of candidates for the next elections. he admitted that in the previous elections, the party had not selected suitable candidates in many constituencies because of lack of time. this time, he added, they had started making profiles of possible candidates and he would himself decide each and every ticket. between 2008 and 2013, both parties ruled the country together and there was no opposition in the country,” said mr khan. his party had boycotted the 2008 elections, following which the ppp had formed its government at the center . even before surfacing of the panama papers leaks issue, these two parties were together, he said. he said that ppp chairman bilawal bhutto-zardari and the ppp’s punjab chapter did try to play the role of true opposition. mr khan said that he was disappointed with the previous bench of the supreme court headed by justice anwar zaheer jamali because they did not finish the panamagate case despite almost completing the task. the pti chief accused prime minister nawaz sharif that mr sharif had damaged every state institution even more than military dictators.