PML-N supremo Nawaz to chair first party meeting after returning from exile

PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif reached Islamabad High Court for hearing.  - app/file
PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif reached Islamabad High Court for hearing. – app/file
  • During exile, Nawaz used to address meetings virtually or in Britain.
  • Sources say that the party will discuss the political situation and elections.
  • The party will also plan nationwide tours of Nawaz Sharif.

LAHORE: After four years of virtual meetings from London, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif to personally chair a high-level meeting to strategize the party’s election campaign, sources said. Are ready. geo news on Tuesday.

According to geo news, Senior party officials have started arriving at the Jati Umra residence of the three-time Prime Minister to attend the high-level meeting.

Nawaz, who reached Pakistan on October 21, will preside over a party meeting in Pakistan for the first time in four years. During his self-imposed exile, PML-N leaders used to address meetings virtually or attend PML-N leadership meetings in London.

Sources said that the party will discuss the current political situation, general elections and other issues. They will also discuss Nawaz’s plan to restart political activities in Pakistan and the PML-N supremo’s nationwide tour schedule will also be discussed in the meeting.

The meeting will also discuss the plan as to when to launch the party’s election campaign and election manifesto.

Former Prime Minister Nawaz returned to Pakistan on October 21 after four years of self-imposed exile and has since managed to secure notable relief on various legal fronts, including the Avenfield, Al-Azizia and Toshakhana cases.

Furthermore, the Punjab government also approved the suspension of Nawaz’s sentence in the Al-Azizia context.

The ousted prime minister was given a 10-year prison sentence in the Avenfield property corruption context in July 2018 for having assets disproportionate to his known income and a year for not cooperating with the anti-graft watchdog – both The punishments were to be given simultaneously.

Nawaz was sentenced to seven years in prison on December 24, 2018, in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption case and was then taken to Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail, from where he was shifted to Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail the next day.

The elder Sharif was released from jail in March 2019 and traveled to London for medical treatment in November 2019 after permission from the Lahore High Court. Later, the IHC declared him a fugitive offender in both the cases in December 2020.

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