After facing another failure on the political front in Punjab, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Senior Vice President Maryam Nawaz is likely to return to Pakistan in a few days, citing sources, ARY News reported on Thursday.
Sources told ARY News that the PML-N central leaders advised the party supremo Nawaz Sharif to go to the election phase after facing another defeat in the Punjab Assembly during the vote of confidence of Chief Minister Pervaiz Elahi.
Sources added that Maryam Nawaz is expected to return to Pakistan soon.
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It is pertinent to mention here that Maryam Nawaz had been recently elevated from vice-president to senior vice-president of PML-N by the party president Shehbaz Sharif, besides she was given full powers to re-organise the political party at all functional tiers as chief organiser.
پاکستان مسلم لیگ (ن) کے صدر شہباز شریف نے پارٹی کے بڑے تنظیمی فیصلے کا اعلان کر دیا
شہباز شریف نے @MaryamNSharif مریم نواز شریف کو پاکستان مسلم لیگ (ن) کی سینئر نائب صدر مقرر کر دیا pic.twitter.com/EpiXh0t32P
— Marriyum Aurangzeb (@Marriyum_A) January 3, 2023
It was learnt that Nawaz Sharif and Maryam got furious over provincial leadership following the success of CM Parvez Elahi in getting vote of confidence from the Punjab Assembly.
Sources said Nawaz Sharif summoned a report over the failure of the PML-N Punjab in barring Parvez Elahi from getting the house’s vote of confidence.
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Party was told that at least seven Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPAs were in contact with the PML-N. Meanwhile, PML-N Punjab president and Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah in his initial report on the matter recommended the immediate return of Maryam Nawaz to Pakistan.
PML-N will suffer ‘damages’ if Maryam Nawaz does not return to Pakistan immediately, the sources said.
It may be noted that Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi obtained vote of confidence from the Punjab Assembly during a special session of the provincial assembly in the wee hours of Thursday.