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On Friday, the Lahore High Court ruled that Shahbaz Sharif could leave Pakistan and stay abroad for treatment till early July.(AP Photo)

Pakistan opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif prevented from leaving country

AP |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 02:46 PM IST
  • Shahbaz Sharif leads his brother’s Pakistan’s Muslim League party after Nawaz Sharif, a three-time prime minister, was disqualified from office.
Shahbaz Sharif, who is the president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), called the entire the matter 'political victimisation'.(AP Photo)
Shahbaz Sharif, who is the president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), called the entire the matter 'political victimisation'.(AP Photo)

Pak govt declares oppn leader's daughter, son-in-law 'proclaimed offenders'

PTI | , Islamabad
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 09:03 PM IST
The Accountability Court, Lahore, had already issued arrest warrants for Rabia Imran and Ali Imran Yousuf in the Saaf Pani Company corruption case.
Shahbaz Sharif (Centre wearing blue mask), Pakistani opposition leader and brother of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, comes out from the Lahore high court surrounded by supporters after the court rejected his bail plea in a money laundering and assets beyond income case.(AFP)
Shahbaz Sharif (Centre wearing blue mask), Pakistani opposition leader and brother of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, comes out from the Lahore high court surrounded by supporters after the court rejected his bail plea in a money laundering and assets beyond income case.(AFP)

Pak Oppn leader Shahbaz Sharif arrested ahead of stir against Imran Khan govt

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2020 08:12 PM IST
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president was detained by the National Accountability Bureau from the Lahore court premises after a two-judge bench rejected his interim bail plea.
Shahbaz, 69, was taken into custody from the court’s premises, where a large number of PML-N workers gathered ahead of the hearing.(AP file photo)
Shahbaz, 69, was taken into custody from the court’s premises, where a large number of PML-N workers gathered ahead of the hearing.(AP file photo)

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

Lahore | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2020 06:20 PM IST
Shahbaz, the younger brother of former premier Nawaz Sharif, was arrested by the country’s anti-graft body National Accountability Bureau (NAB) a week after the Opposition parties launched an alliance to hold a countrywide protest movement to oust the Imran Khan government.
Pakistan opposition leaders Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (R), Shahbaz Sharif (C) and Maryam Nawaz Sharif (L) arrive for press conference at the end of All Parties  Conference (APC) in Islamabad on September 20.(AFP)
Pakistan opposition leaders Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (R), Shahbaz Sharif (C) and Maryam Nawaz Sharif (L) arrive for press conference at the end of All Parties  Conference (APC) in Islamabad on September 20.(AFP)

Pak oppn alliance against Imran Khan is crumbling, with some help from the army

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 08:10 PM IST
Opposition leaders’ meeting with army chief ahead of their grand alliance formation has led to doubting and accusations within the grouping.
Pakistan opposition leaders during a press conference at the end of All Parties  Conference in Islamabad on September 20.(AFP)
Pakistan opposition leaders during a press conference at the end of All Parties  Conference in Islamabad on September 20.(AFP)

Pak oppn divided over army dictating policy on Gilgit Baltistan

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 10:59 PM IST
PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz Sharif criticises a meeting of her uncle and other party leaders of the alliance with Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and Inter-Services Intelligence director general Lt Gen Faiz Hameed to discuss the prospects of giving GB the status of a province.
Shahbaz Sharif, who has tested positive for coronavirus, has isolated himself at home.(@CMShehbaz/Twitter)
Shahbaz Sharif, who has tested positive for coronavirus, has isolated himself at home.(@CMShehbaz/Twitter)

Pakistan opposition chief Shahbaz Sharif tests positive for Covid-19

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 03:16 AM IST
PML-N blamed Shahbaz Sharif’s Covid-19 infection on frequent court appearances that he had to make. Sharif had appeared before the National Accountability Bureau on Tuesday in connection with a money laundering investigation.
Federal Science Minister Fawad Chaudhry uploaded the leaked photo on his Twitter account with a satirical comment.(Fawad Chaudhry /Twitter)
Federal Science Minister Fawad Chaudhry uploaded the leaked photo on his Twitter account with a satirical comment.(Fawad Chaudhry /Twitter)

Sharif’s viral UK restaurant photo invites opposition questions over his illness

Islamabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 06:19 PM IST
Sharif, 69, left for London on November 19 in an air ambulance to seek medical treatment, a month after he was released on bail from a seven-year prison sentence for corruption.
Opposition leader in Pakistan’s Punjab assembly, Hamza Shehbaz, was arrested on Tuesday inside the Lahore high court in cases related to money laundering and holding assets beyond means, media reported.(AFP File Photo)
Opposition leader in Pakistan’s Punjab assembly, Hamza Shehbaz, was arrested on Tuesday inside the Lahore high court in cases related to money laundering and holding assets beyond means, media reported.(AFP File Photo)

Son of opposition leader arrested in Pak court for graft

Hindustan Times, Lahore/Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad and Agencies
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2019 08:39 PM IST
Hamza Shehbaz, the son of PML-N president and National Assembly opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif, told reporters prior to his arrest that not even a “one rupee” corruption could be proven against him.
Supporters of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) party stand on armoured vehicle carrying opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif on his arrival in the corruption court in Lahore on October 6, 2018.(AFP Photo)
Supporters of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) party stand on armoured vehicle carrying opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif on his arrival in the corruption court in Lahore on October 6, 2018.(AFP Photo)

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

Lahore | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2018 05:01 PM IST
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif was allegedly involved in the corruption of Rs 14 billion Ashiana Housing project and Rs 4 billion Punjab Saaf Pani Company scams.
Opposition leader and president of Pakistan Muslims League-N party Shahbaz Sharif during a press conference, in Lahore.(AP File Photo)
Opposition leader and president of Pakistan Muslims League-N party Shahbaz Sharif during a press conference, in Lahore.(AP File Photo)

Pakistan’s Opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif arrested in connection with corruption cases

Lahore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 12:06 AM IST
Shahbaz Sharif is the younger brother of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif who was recently released from jail.
Pakistani opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif, center, arrives at the National Assembly in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday.(AP Photo)
Pakistani opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif, center, arrives at the National Assembly in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday.(AP Photo)

PML-N chief Shahbaz Sharif set to become leader of opposition in NA

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2018 12:08 AM IST
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan defeated Sharif in a one-sided election in the National Assembly to become the 22nd prime minister of Pakistan.
Khan won the July 25 election, but did not have enough seats for an outright majority, forcing him to partner with smaller parties and independents in order to form a government.(AFP Photo)
Khan won the July 25 election, but did not have enough seats for an outright majority, forcing him to partner with smaller parties and independents in order to form a government.(AFP Photo)

Imran Khan set for victory as Pakistan MPs vote on new PM

Islamabad | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2018 01:29 PM IST
A simple majority in the vote, due to take place in the lower house of parliament on Friday afternoon, will bring Khan one step closer to power ahead of a swearing-in ceremony set for Saturday.
An accountability court in Lahore on Tuesday declared PML-N PresidentShahbaz Sharif’s son-in-law, Imran Ali Yousaf, a proclaimed absconder on the request of National Accountability Bureau.(AFP)
An accountability court in Lahore on Tuesday declared PML-N PresidentShahbaz Sharif’s son-in-law, Imran Ali Yousaf, a proclaimed absconder on the request of National Accountability Bureau.(AFP)

PML-N chief Shahbaz Sharif’s son-in-law declared ‘proclaimed offender’ in corruption case

Lahore | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2018 06:32 PM IST
PML-N President’s son-in-law Imran Ali Yousaf is accused of receiving graft in excess of Rs 12 million from Ikram Naveed, the former CEO of the Punjab Power Development Company.
Maulana Fazlur Rehman, center, head of Pakistani religious parties alliance surrounds by Pakistani politicians addresses a news conference after the All Parties Conference (APC) in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, July 27, 2018.(AP)
Maulana Fazlur Rehman, center, head of Pakistani religious parties alliance surrounds by Pakistani politicians addresses a news conference after the All Parties Conference (APC) in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, July 27, 2018.(AP)

Pakistan’s All Parties Conference announces protests demanding fresh elections, Shahbaz Sharif extends support

Islamabad | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 12:07 AM IST
The All Parties Conference, which includes the outgoing ruling party, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, has rejected the results of the Pakistan general elections.
Pins with images of Imran Khan, leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), are pictured at a market a day after general election in Islamabad, Pakistan, July 26, 201(REUTERS File Photo)
Pins with images of Imran Khan, leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), are pictured at a market a day after general election in Islamabad, Pakistan, July 26, 201(REUTERS File Photo)

As Imran Khan’s PTI takes lead in Pakistan elections, he plans his next move

Islamabad | By Indo Asian News Service and Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2018 05:20 PM IST
Imran Khan is expected to ask his party leaders to contact independent candidates from across the Punjab and enlist their support. The meeting will formulate a strategy to counter opponent’s allegation that the elections were rigged.
Shahbaz Sharif addressed a press conference in Lahore.(REUTERS File)
Shahbaz Sharif addressed a press conference in Lahore.(REUTERS File)

This rigging has pushed Pakistan back 30 years, says Shahbaz Sharif

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, Lahore
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 05:11 PM IST
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president Shahbaz Sharif expressed reservations over the polling process, saying his party does not accept the preliminary results.
In this picture taken on July 17, 2018, Asif Butt, better known by his stage persona DJ Butt, performs during a rally of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in Islamabad. Pakistani political rallies have been transformed in recent years to festive blowouts, designed to entertain as much as inspire supporters to vote.(AFP)
In this picture taken on July 17, 2018, Asif Butt, better known by his stage persona DJ Butt, performs during a rally of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in Islamabad. Pakistani political rallies have been transformed in recent years to festive blowouts, designed to entertain as much as inspire supporters to vote.(AFP)

Rock the vote: Pakistan’s political parties use music to unify support

Islamabad | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2018 01:56 PM IST
Political parties in Pakistan have used music as a way of spreading slogans and unifying supporters since the rise of pop music in the late 1980s, following the end of a military dictatorship.
A supporter of the Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) holds a portrait as he march towards the airport with others to see ousted prime pinister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam, in Lahore.(Reuters File Photo)
A supporter of the Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) holds a portrait as he march towards the airport with others to see ousted prime pinister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam, in Lahore.(Reuters File Photo)

Special cook, lawn, TV: Pak says Nawaz Sharif given all facilities in jail

Islamabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 11:59 AM IST
The clarification was issued after former chief minister and PML-N complained that former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been kept in “abysmal conditions” in the Adiala jail
Supporters of ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif take part in a march towards the airport ahead of the arrival of Nawaz from London, in rally led by Shahbaz Sharif, Nawaz's younger brother and the head of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-L) party, in Lahore on July 13, 2018.(AFP)
Supporters of ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif take part in a march towards the airport ahead of the arrival of Nawaz from London, in rally led by Shahbaz Sharif, Nawaz's younger brother and the head of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-L) party, in Lahore on July 13, 2018.(AFP)

Abbasi, Shahbaz among 1,500 booked for taking rally in support of Nawaz Sharif

Lahore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2018 05:16 PM IST
Thousands of PML-N workers had set up their march to reach the Allama Iqbal International Airport here to welcome Nawaz Sharif and and his daughter Maryam Nawaz arriving from London to face jail terms
Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif speaks during a UK PMLN Party Workers Convention meeting with supporters in London on July 11, 2018.(AFP)
Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif speaks during a UK PMLN Party Workers Convention meeting with supporters in London on July 11, 2018.(AFP)

Pak police detaining Nawaz Sharif supporters to foil rally, says his party

Munir Ahmed, Associated Press, Islamabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 11:11 PM IST
Pakistan Muslim League says scores of its members were nabbed in the sweep in eastern Punjab province
Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister of Punjab Province in Pakistan(Reuters File Photo)
Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister of Punjab Province in Pakistan(Reuters File Photo)

Pak’s Punjab govt releases Rs 20 million to renovate Krishna temple in Rawalpindi

Press Trust of India, Islamabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2018 04:55 PM IST
Evacuee Trust Property Board said the government released Rs 20 million to reconstruct the temple at the request of a Member of the Provincial Assembly.
PM visited Sharif’s home in a special gesture, where his grand-daughter’s wedding was being held(PTI)
PM visited Sharif’s home in a special gesture, where his grand-daughter’s wedding was being held(PTI)

Modi’s diplomacy: Breakfast in Kabul, tea in Lahore, dinner in Delhi

By Agencies, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2018 11:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to New Delhi on Friday night after a three-nation tour that included a surprise visit to Pakistan .
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