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Maryam Nawaz Sharif says ready to go to jail

LONDON: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that she is ready to accept jail term but won't give up her "struggle", ARY News reported.  Speaking to media about the imminent verdict in the Avenfield reference in the British capital, the PML-N leader said that she won't back down from her struggle and will return to the country even if it means going to prison. https://arynews.tv/en/maryam-nawaz-mansehra-pmln-convention/ "When we have decided to go ahead with a mission…

Nisar takes credit for making Nawaz Sharif a ‘leader’

RAWALPINDI: Disgruntled PML-N leader Chaudhry Nisar on Tuesday said that he and some other "elders" deserve credit for making Nawaz Sharif a leader, ARY News reported. Addressing an election rally in Rawalpindi, the former interior minister said that he stayed loyal to Nawaz Sharif like a brother and deserves credit for making him a leader. "I have stayed loyal to Nawaz for 34 long years but Nawaz not only betrayed me but turned against me,". He maintained that he is a principled politician and would have opted for…

‘Just throw the whole PML-N out of electoral race’

LONDON: In her first reaction to party leader Daniyal Aziz's disqualification, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz on Thursday said that those doing this "injustice" with PML-N leaders should just disqualify the whole party to stop it from winning the general elections, ARY News reported.  Speaking media in London, Maryam Nawaz Sharif said that those who are disqualifying the party's leaders one by one should clearly say that they are foreseeing a PML-N victory in upcoming general elections so…

Naeemul Haque says doesn’t have crores to contest polls

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Naeemul Haque on Thursday said that he is not contesting the upcoming general elections as one needs "crores" to enter the electoral arena in the current political system, ARY News reported.  "These days, you need to have at least two or three crores (20 or 30 million) to contest polls in Pakistan and I am not in a position to spend such a huge amount..  in this rotten (political) system we have no one to speak about the problems common people are facing," said the PTI…

‘Nawaz Sharif was not chosen to lead PML-N because of better political acumen’

CHAKRI: Estranged Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Chaudhry Nisar on Monday said that Mian Nawaz Sharif was chosen to lead the party not because of seniority or better political acumen but because of some "political elders' wish", ARY News reported.  Addressing supporters in Chakri town of Punjab province, Nisar maintained that PML-N formally started its political journey in the year 1993 and some political "elders" decided that Mian Nawaz Sharif should lead the movement "not because he was more capable or…

Dr Aamir Liaquat to contest polls from Karachi’s NA-245 constituency

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Aamir Liaquat Hussain will be contesting general elections from Karachi's NA-245 constituency, ARY News reported on Monday. According to details, Dr Aamir Liaquat along with his legal adviser presented himself before a returning officer who accepted his nomination papers after a few questions and scrutiny of the submitted documents. کاغذاتِ نامزدگی منظور ہونے کے بعد تحریک انصاف کے امیدوار حلقہ NA 245کراچی شرقی 4کے اُمیدوار ڈاکٹر عامر لیاقت حسین کی صحافیوں سے گفتگو…

Opponents trying to run away from elections, says Maryam Nawaz

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz on Monday said that opponent political parties are now trying to run away from general elections after foreseeing defeat at the hands of PML-N, ARY News reported.  Speaking during a party convention in the capital, the PML-N leader and daughter of former PM Nawaz Sharif, said that opponents tried every trick in their book but couldn't decrease the popularity of Nawaz Sharif and now wish to delay elections due to "imminent defeat". "There is no…

Nasir Saeed Khosa nominated Punjab’s caretaker CM

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and opposition leader in the provincial  assembly Mian Mehmoodur Rashid on Monday jointly announced the nomination of former bureaucrat Nasir Saeed Khosa as  Punjab's caretaker chief minister, ARY News reported. Glad to announce that Leader of the opposition Punjab and I have agreed on the name of Nasir Saeed Khosa as caretaker Chief Minister Punjab for interim setup. Another step towards strengthening democratic process. pic.twitter.com/FVfU5Edqgk — Shehbaz Sharif…