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Shahbaz Sharif


Pakistan's opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif arrested in money laundering case

September 28, 2020 7:15 pm

The development comes just ahead of the planned protests next month by his party - the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) - to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Pakistan opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif sent to 10-day NAB remand in Rs 1,400 crore housing scam

October 06, 2018 1:58 pm

A large number of PML-N workers gathered outside the court and chanted slogans against Prime Minister Imran Khan for taking "revenge" from the Sharif brothers.

Pakistan anti-graft body arrests Shahbaz Sharif in two corruption cases

October 05, 2018 5:40 pm

Shahbaz was allegedly involved in the corruption of Rs 14 billion Ashiana Housing project and Rs 4 billion Punjab Saaf Pani Company scams.

After US-North Korea summit, PML-N chief Shahbaz Sharif asks India to follow suit

June 13, 2018 9:56 am

This is a rare statement from Shahbaz Sharif on India, contrary to his elder brother (Nawaz Sharif) whose one of the major reasons behind his ouster, as many political pundits here say, was his efforts to normalise ties with New Delhi.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif's brother Shahbaz Sharif becomes interim chief of ruling PML-N

February 27, 2018 4:34 pm

The PML-N elected its new head days after the Supreme Court disqualified 68-year-old Nawaz Sharif as the chief of his party and struck down all decisions taken by him as the party head.

Pakistan army nabs militants behind attack on office of Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif

August 21, 2017 10:07 pm

Briefing reporters on the ongoing military operation 'Radd-ul-Fasaad' launched in February to eliminate militants' facilitators and financiers, Military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said targeted operations were continuing.

Shehbaz Sharif likely to miss opportunity to become Pakistan's Prime Minister

August 05, 2017 11:43 am

After Shehbaz was announced Nawaz Sharif's successor, the leaders in PML-N argued that Punjab cannot be left out as that would be disastrous for the party.

NAB chief tells bureau to complete 16 inquires against Sharifs

August 03, 2017 8:55 pm

According to NAB record, in at least three of these cases, the beneficiaries have either voluntarily returned some money or paid the difference to compensate for losses to the state exchequer. On Monday, NAB had decided to file references against Sharif, his children and son-in-law, as well as the former finance minister Ishaq Dar.

The baton in Pakistan passes from Nawaz Sharif to Shahbaz

July 30, 2017 11:17 pm

Soon after Kargil and just before the1999 coup, Pervez Musharraf praised Shahbaz Sharif again and again and said “(He) is very intelligent and hardworking, he should move to Islamabad as Foreign Minister.”

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to be nominated as interim Pakistan PM, say reports

July 29, 2017 6:19 pm

Shahbaz, however, cannot immediately replace Nawaz Sharif since he isn't a member of the Parliament. In order for him to be elected as the next Prime Minister of Pakistan, he will have to first get elected. In the meantime, an interim prime minister will have to be chosen who will eventually resign once Shehbaz becomes eligible for the post.