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Shahbaz Sharif to become acting PML-N president

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif held a meeting with his elder brother and former premier Nawaz Sharif and discussed the recent political developments and party affairs including selection of a new party president. Sources said the upcoming Senate elections, the graft cases against the Sharif family and selection of a new PML-N president came under discussion. The meeting took place days before a scheduled meeting of the party’s Central Working Committee to nominate an acting party president in line with…

Shahbaz announces to give jobs to 4,848 persons with disabilities

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday said his government will give jobs to some 4,848 persons with disabilities. In a statement on the occasion of 'International Day of Persons with Disabilities', he said we as an individual and collective society will have to work for the betterment of special persons. He stressed the need for sparing a thought for the persons with disabilities. The Punjab government is taking initiatives for the welfare of such people, he added. Shahbaz said the government has…

LHC reissues notice on petition seeking to place Shahbaz, Rana on ECL

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday gave the interior ministry two weeks to respond to a petition seeking to place the names of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Law Minister Rana Sanaullah and former Inspector General Mushtaq Sukhera on the Exit Control List. Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) through its counsel Ishtiaq Chaudhry had filed the petition, requesting the high court to put the names of Shehbaz, Rana and former IGP on the ECL. An LHC bench repeated notice after no one appeared on behalf of the…

LHC issues notice on petition seeking to place Shahbaz, Rana on ECL

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday issued the notice to the interior ministry to respond to a petition seeking to place the names of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Law Minister Rana Sanaullah and former Inspector General Mushtaq Sukhera on the Exit Control List, ARY News reported. Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) through its counsel Ishtiaq Chaudhry filed the petition, requesting the court to put the names of Shahbaz, Rana and former IGP on the ECL. After an initial hearing, a bench of LHC issued the notice to…

PML-N to approve Shahbaz nomination, stopgap prime minister today

ISLAMABAD: As erstwhile Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has proposed the name of his younger brother, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, for the nomination of the next prime minister, guessing game has been ongoing on who will be the party’s pick for the stopgap arrangement. The Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz's (PML-N) parliamentary party will meet today to finalize the nomination of a party leader who will lead the government in the interim period. Khawaja Asif, Ahsan Iqbal, Rana Tanveer, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and…

CM Punjab inquires about health of injured in Lahore blast

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif visited Ittifaq Hospital here on Tuesday morning to inquire about the health of those injured in a suicide bomb blast near the Arfa Kareem Tower on Ferozpur Road, ARY News reported. At least 28 people were killed and over 50 others wounded when a suicide bomber hit policemen and people gathered during an anti-encroachment operation in the Kot Lakhpat Fruit Market late Monday afternoon. The chief minister inquired after the health of the victims of the blast and issued…

Shahbaz denies govt’s role in Raymond Davis’ release

LAHORE: With the recently-published book of former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee Raymond Davis triggering new political storm in the country, Punjab Chief Minister denied his government’s role in facilitating the spy’s escape from the country. While speaking to journalists, Shahbaz Sharif categorically denied the PML-N government's involvement in arranging the safe escape for Davis, who was allowed to leave the country after killing two men in Lahore in 2011. He said his elder brother Nawaz Sharif was not…

Lahore blast was planned in Afghanistan, reveals ‘facilitator’

LAHORE: An alleged facilitator of the February 13 Lahore blast has stated that the terrorist attack was planned in Afghanistan, ARY News reported on Friday. In a short video showed during Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif's press conference, the alleged facilitator Anwar-ul-Haq revealed that he brought the suicide bomber to the blast site where he blew himself up. He also revealed that the terror attack was planned in Afghanistan. The man claimed that he was a native of Bajaur Agency. At least 14 people,…