A good religious comic animating different Pugree colors. His Majesty the President of Pakistan submits his state under the authority of clerics. Did he think following 1800 horsepower clerics more important than following Quranic command alone!
In its own technicality, Fatwa is binding only to those who follow the Imam that issues them. But it can be option for others seeking alternative view, as Bro Jawaid points out.