Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Tag Archives: Nawaz Sharif

Kulsoom Nawaz passed away in London

LONDON: The funeral prayers of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, will be held in London on Thursday at a local mosque, the PML-N said on Twitter. Her “funeral prayers will be offered in Regent Park Islamic Centre at 12:15 PM on Thursday. “The body will then be ...

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Pak polls ‘stolen’, results ‘tainted’: Nawaz Sharif

In his first reaction over the general election results, Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has alleged that the polls had been “stolen” and warned that the “tainted and dubious results would cast a “bad impact” on the country’s politics. Talking to visitors in Adiala Jail on Thursday, the ...

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Sharif family to stay in jail till election, Pakistani court adjourns appeals

LONDON: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) adjourned till the last week of July appeals by jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retired) Safdar against their conviction for corruption. The decision means that Sharif, until recently the leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), ...

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Pakistan’s former PM Nawaz Sharif arrested to serve jail term

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was arrested late Friday as he returned to eastern city of Lahore from London to serve a 10-year jail term on corruption charges, officials said. Sharif, accompanied by his daughter Maryam Nawaz, who was also sentenced to seven years in prison, landed in ...

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London police take Nawaz Sharif’s grandsons into custody

LONDON: Ousted premier Nawaz Sharif’s grandsons Junaid Safdar and Zakaria Sharif were taken into custody by London police on Friday after they reportedly got enraged and beat a man outside Avenfield House, Dawn reported. According to initial reports, protesters had gathered outside the Avenfield residence where a man is believed ...

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We’re coming to Pakistan to face prison: Nawaz Sharif

LONDON:  Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif announced he was returning to Pakistan following the 10-year prison sentence handed to him by an accountability court, saying he has been punished because he tried to turn the course of the country’s 70-year history. Sharif, along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz held ...

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Nawaz denies ownership of London properties

ISLAMABAD: Answering 55 questions of the total 128 queries handed over to him by the trial court in the Avenfield properties reference, Nawaz Sharif denied the ownership of London properties and also detached himself from the Gulf Steal Mills affairs. At the same time, the ousted premier expressed his serious ...

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US hopes Pakistan will partner in safeguarding region

WASHINTON: The United States (US) on Friday expressed hope that Pakistan will be a partner in safeguarding the region and would “do more” to uphold regional peace in South Asia. The statement was passed by Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Dana White during the regular briefing held at ...

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Nawaz Sharif rejects NSC statement, deems it ‘painful and regrettable’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, while speaking to reporters at the accountability court on Tuesday, “rejected” the National Security Committee’s (NSC) statement from yesterday, terming it “painful and regrettable”. He stuck to his stance on the remarks regarding the Mumbai attacks made during an exclusive interview with Dawn published on ...

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Pakistan SC disqualifies ex-PM Nawaz Sharif from politics for life

Photo: File ISLAMABAD: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former MNA Jehangir Tareen of the PTI cannot ever stand for elections for the rest of their life, ruled the Supreme Court in a stunning landmark judgement on Friday morning. They were disqualified under Article 62 of the Constitution which says ...

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