Suleman Shahbaz reached Islamabad early Sunday and then took a flight to his hometown of Lahore after meeting with his father at the prime minister's residence, said Ata Tarar, a spokesman for Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League party.
The UAE has always been a time-tested and brotherly country that helped Pakistan tide over every trial and difficulty, Shahbaz Sharif tells Gulf Today’s Business Editor Inayat-ur-Rahman in an exclusive interview.
PML-N has sought at least a two-week parole for Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza to participate in the last rites of his (Shehbaz’s) mother, the deputy commissioner office Lahore said they could be released only for 12 hours.
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.
President Alvi dissolved the NA two days before the completion of its five-year tenure shortly after midnight after a summary signed by Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, advising the dissolution of the lower house, was sent to the Presidency.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday declared Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi as the chief minister elected by the Punjab Assembly in place of Hamza Shehbaz Sharif.
Addressing Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) workers at the Governor House in Karachi, Imran termed the no-confidence motion against his government the “political death” of the opposition.
Speaker Asad Qaiser on Sunday summoned the session of the National Assembly to deliberate on the no-confidence resolution of the opposition parties against Prime Minister Imran Khan on March 25.
As many as 33 million of a population of 220 million have been affected in a disaster blamed on climate change that has left hundreds of thousands homeless and caused losses of at least $10 billion, officials estimate.
In an interview to Al Jazeera, Imran said Pakistan was rich in resources but the Bhutto and Sharif families used them unfairly. He said his government wanted Pakistan to become a prosperous country and was fighting against the two super-rich families.