The challenge to Marape has gathered traction over recent days with the government weighed down by dire levels of debt and little progress in negotiations with resource companies to secure a greater share of wealth for the country.
He pointed out the issues facing the country, including inflation and the current political situation a day after the Opposition's Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) held its first power show in Gujranwala.
The protest campaign comes at a time when Pakistan is experiencing an economic crisis, with inflation touching double digits and negative growth. The next general election is scheduled for 2023.
Sharif was speaking via video link from London to a gathering of tens of thousands of people organised by opposition parties to kick-off a countrywide protest campaign in the eastern city of Gujranwala aiming to oust Khan's government.
Thailand’s biggest opposition party called on Monday for Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to resign, as parliament opened a special session called by the former junta leader to discuss months of protests.
Maryam claimed that some federal ministers were beseeching her party to start dialogue, but the PDM has rejected it. However, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz refuted the claim.
The opposition especially the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has done immense mass mobilization with its vice president Maryam Nawaz leading the drive throughout Lahore over the past few days.
At least, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has given the impression that the resignations are round the corner and a decision to the effect will be taken in the PDM meeting to be presided over by its chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman.
Speaking in a video address from Lithuania, she also urged security and law enforcement officers to switch sides from President Alexander Lukashenko's government, saying their past behaviour would be forgiven if they did so now.