Shahbaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif's brother Shahbaz set to become PML-N president next month

Nawaz Sharif's brother Shahbaz set to become PML-N president next month

The announcement of Shahbaz as the new PML-N president is likely to be made on September 7.

Aug 21, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

PML-N ponders over options for new party chief

Shahbaz Sharif will continue as Punjab Chief Minister as leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) are mulling over options, who would replace former prime minister Nawaz Sharif as the party chief, in regard to a notice from election commision, following Sharif`s disqualification from office.

Aug 16, 2017, 12:10 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif's wife files nomination to contest his Lahore seat

According to media reports, as many as 35 candidates have filed nomination papers for the by-poll scheduled to be held on September 17.

Aug 11, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Sharif's wife, daughter emerge PML-N nominees for vacated parliament seat

Sharif's wife, daughter emerge PML-N nominees for vacated parliament seat

Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's wife, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, or their daughter Maryam Nawaz, are emerging as top nominees to occupy the National Assembly seat vacated by Sharif after he was disqualified from holding office by the nation's Supreme Court last month.

Aug 08, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
20 injured in blast in Lahore

20 injured in blast in Lahore

On July 24, a Taliban suicide bomber struck a police team near residence-cum-office of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif here, killing 27 people.

Aug 07, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

Pak woman claims Nawaz Sharif's nephew married her, demands special probe panel

A woman, who claims to be the wife of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's nephew, demanded that a parliamentary committee probe her case like that of Ayesha Gulalai, who has accused opposition leader Imran Khan of sexual harassment.

Aug 06, 2017, 18:15 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif's brother made to miss golden opportunity: PML-N members

Nawaz Sharif's brother made to miss golden opportunity: PML-N members

Pakistan`s disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has "smartly deprived" his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif of an opportunity to become premier, PML-N members in Punjab province believe.

Aug 05, 2017, 14:01 PM IST
Pakistan set to elect new Prime Minister today: Six in race to replace Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan set to elect new Prime Minister today: Six in race to replace Nawaz Sharif

The National Assembly of Parliament is the electoral college for the election of the Prime Minister.

Aug 01, 2017, 06:55 AM IST

Pakistan interim PM-designate faces NAB inquiry over LNG contract

According to NAB documents, the contract for the LNG import and distribution was awarded to the Elengy Terminal, a subsidiary of Engro, in 2013 in violation of the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) rules and relevant laws.

Jul 31, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
Pakistan to elect new prime minister on Tuesday

Pakistan to elect new prime minister on Tuesday

The top court ousted Sharif Friday after an investigation into corruption allegations against him and his family, bringing his historic third term in power to an unceremonious end.

 

Jul 30, 2017, 16:27 PM IST

Shahbaz Sharif's son may become Punjab CM

Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif is looking to his son Hamza Shabaz as his replacement in Punjab.

Jul 30, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz Sharif to be next Pakistan PM, Shahid Abbasi as interim PM

Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz Sharif to be next Pakistan PM, Shahid Abbasi as interim PM

Shehbaz Sharif, the chief minister of Pakistan's Punjab has been announced as the next prime minister of Pakistan whereas former Petroleum Minister and senior PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will be appointed as the interim Prime Minister, Pakistani media said on Saturday. 

Jul 29, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

Timeline of Pakistan's Panamagate case

The documents, coming from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, contain confidential attorney-client information for more than 214,488 offshore entities.

 

Jul 28, 2017, 13:32 PM IST
Banners favouring Sharif's brother as PM appear in Lahore

Banners favouring Sharif's brother as PM appear in Lahore

Banners in favour of Punjab Chief Minister and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's brother Shahbaz Sharif have appeared in Lahore asking Sharif to let his younger brother become premier of the country.

Jul 24, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
Panama Papers: Pak PM Sharif's Def Min Asif emerges 'most potential candidate' to replace him

Panama Papers: Pak PM Sharif's Def Min Asif emerges 'most potential candidate' to replace him

The meeting, chaired by Sharif, was also attended by Shahbaz along with federal ministers, advisers and the legal team representing the Sharif family in the Panama Papers case.

Jul 22, 2017, 19:00 PM IST
Monday Blues for Nawaz Sharif's family

Monday Blues for Nawaz Sharif's family

A three-member bench of the SC headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal is set to hear the Panamagate implementation case in the light of six-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report on Monday.

Jul 16, 2017, 10:28 AM IST

Death toll in Pakistan tanker fire reaches 219

The number of deaths in the June 25 explosion rose after a victim died at a hospital on Monday in Multan city, the News International reported on Tuesday. 

Jul 11, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Panama Papers case: Pakistan probe panel submits final report

Panama Papers case: Pakistan probe panel submits final report

Last year, the Panama Papers revealed that three of Prime Minister Sharif's children owned offshore companies and assets not shown on his family's wealth statement. The assets in question include four expensive flats in Park Lane, London.

Jul 10, 2017, 15:46 PM IST

Panama Papers case: Pakistan probe panel to file final report

Last year, the Panama Papers revealed that three of Prime Minister Sharif's children owned offshore companies and assets not shown on his family's wealth statement.

Jul 10, 2017, 12:35 PM IST
Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif faces probe in Panama papers leak case

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif faces probe in Panama papers leak case

Pakistan`s prime minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before an anti-corruption investigation commission Thursday, in an ongoing case that has gripped Pakistan and threatened to topple him after the Panama Papers leak last year.

Jun 15, 2017, 18:08 PM IST