Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz, daughter to attend Kulsoom’s funeral

The cancer-stricken wife of Pakistan's jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif dies in London while her husband and daughter were in prison, officials say.

July 21, 2018
July 21, 2018

Nawaz, Maryam unlikely to be shifted to Sihala

Though allowed by the Islamabad chief commissioner, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam are not likely to be transferred to the Sihala Rest House as it lacks proper security...

July 14, 2018
July 14, 2018

Nawaz Sharif, daughter given B Class facilities in jail

Graft accused Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, who were arrested soon after their arrival back home from London yesterday, have been given B Class...

August 9, 2017
August 9, 2017

Ignoring warnings, Nawaz Sharif to start for home today

Despite concerns about his security, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is adamant that he will leave for Lahore via the historic Grand Trunk (GT) Road.

August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017

Pakistani lawmakers elect Abbasi as PM

Pakistani lawmakers elect former petroleum minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the country's new prime minister, replacing ousted veteran leader Nawaz Sharif.

July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017

Shahid Abbasi faces Pak inquiry over LNG contract

Following the removal of its chief Nawaz Sharif as prime minister, an­other problem has arisen for the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) as the interim premier-in-waiting, Shahid Khaqan...

July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017

Panamagate takes Nawaz Sharif down

Nawaz's detractors have been celebrating the court verdict. But is it really a triumph for the people of Pakistan? There are completely opposing viewpoints with some calling it independent...

July 30, 2017
July 30, 2017

Pak president calls national assembly for interim PM polls Aug 1

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has called a session of the national assembly on August 1 for the election of an interim prime minister, DawnNews reports.

July 30, 2017
July 30, 2017

Third time is not a charm

Nawaz Sharif had benefited immensely twice in the past by the rulings of the Pakistan Supreme Court. But last Friday's ruling delivered by the apex court not only caused his downfall, it also...

July 29, 2017
July 29, 2017

Khaqan Abbasi interim PM, Shahbaz named successor to Nawaz

Two separate meetings, headed by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, PML-N leaders decide to rally behind Nawaz's younger brother, Shahbaz Sharif, as his eventual successor, and Shahid Khaqan...

July 29, 2017
July 29, 2017

15 Pak PMs fail to complete tenure

History was repeated on Friday morning. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was sent home after the Supreme Court disqualified him under the Constitution’s Article 62(1)(f) for misdeclaring his assets when...