The cause of death could not be immediately ascertained, but the nonagenarian had been unwell for the past several months, PML-N member of the Punjab Assembly Azma Bukhari said. Condolences pour in from President Alvi, PM Imran among other political leaders.
"It was nice. This is how it normally happens in Pakistan. What is there to object to it? I think it's perfectly okay,” Maryam Nawaz remarked. Maryam and Hamza sang at one of the events held in Lahore a day ago and their videos have been circulating on social media.
Intense speculation and public debate has hit the political landscape about the possible return of deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif to Pakistan from London, where he has been for more than two years.
The judge claimed in the affidavit that he was offered bribes and threatened with dire consequences by the PML-N representatives initially to force him into issuing verdicts in favour of Nawaz Sharif in the Al Azizia and Flagship Investments references, and later to coerce him into resigning from his office.
The Imran Khan-led Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI) government celebrated the completion of its first year in office on Thursday, while the opposition parties marked the occasion as a "black day."
Maryam Nawaz shared two more video clips to corroborate her claim that Accountability Judge Arshad Malik allegedly met a PML-N 'sympathiser to confess that he had been "pressurised and blackmailed" to convict her father, the media reported on Thursday.
Giving out the verdict, the court told the chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to sell Sharif’s shares. Authorities may proceed with any auction that they do not receive an objection against.
She had been given a questionnaire based on six questions, which she was due to answer. As she did not show, the NAB team went to the Kot Lakhpat Jail and arrested her from there.
Outside the courtroom, a clash took place between police and PML-N workers including women. The activists pelted stones on policemen. One cop was injured. PML-N member of the Punjab Assembly Uzma Bokhari fell unconscious because of the fracas.
NAB's lawyer said that the investigations with Maryam had not yet been completed and requested an extension in remand for that purpose. In response, Maryam's lawyer Amjad Pervez said that the investigation had been carried out in all cases and the trial had been completed.