|Court appearance: Sharif summons aides to London|
Monday, 16 October 2017
Court appearance: Sharif summons aides to London
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has summoned an important meeting of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in London to discuss his possible return to the country ahead of the next hearing of corruption references filed against his family in connection with a Supreme Court-mandated inquiry in the Panama gate case about offshore wealth that resulted in his disqualification, tribune reported today.
In addition, Sharif will be updated regarding the findings of a committee on the issue of changing the text of the Khatm-e-Nabuwwat (finality of the prophethood) avowal in the Elections Bill 2017, it was learnt.
The meeting, summoned by Sharif as the PML-N President, is expected in the ongoing week. The leaders called to the huddle include PML-N Chairman and Leader of the House in Senate Raja Zafarul Haq, federal ministers Khawaja Asif, Khawaja Saad Rafique, Mushahidullah Khan, Ahsan Iqbal and Zahid Hamid and Senator Pervaiz Rashid, The Express Tribune has learnt. Zafarul Haq is the head of the three-member committee formed by Sharif on the issue of Khatm-e-Nabuwwat oath, while Mushahidullah and Ahsan Iqbal are its members.