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Interior Ministry instructed to renew passports of Nawaz Sharif and Ishak Dar: sources

Former finance minister Ishaq Dar speaks at a press conference in islamabad, on June 6, 2015 (left) and Nawaz Sharif, former prime minister and leader of PML-N, gestures during news conference in islamabad, on May 10, 2018 — PID/Reuters/File
  • Pakistan High Commission in London directed to start work on update of Passports of PML-N leaders.
  • development comes after Shehbaz Sharif was sworn in in as prime minister.
  • Nawaz Sharif went to London in 2019 for treatment and still has not returned.

ISLAMABAD: Federal government instructed the Ministry of Interior for update of former-prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former finance minister Ishak Dar’s passports, the sources said on Tuesday.

development follows Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Jr. brother of Nawaz – swore an oath in as prime minister after exile of PTI Chairman Imran Khan of office.

Sources further added that the Pakistan High Commission in London has also was sent to start work on update of passports of PML-N leaders.

Khan at the head government refused to renew Nawaz’s passport after it expired in February last yearbut then-interior minister Sheikh Rashid said that if the supreme commander of the PML-N wanted return, he can be given special certificate.

The head of PML-N was released on bail for eight weeks. on medical indications in October 2019, and a month later he was allowed to travel abroad for treatment for four weeks – but he still in London today.

In 2018 accountability the court sentenced Nawaz to seven years in prison in a reference to corruption in the Al Aziziya steel mills while he also sentenced to total of 11 years in prison and imposed a £8 million (Rs. 1.3 billion) fine. in Avenfield Properties Reference.

Khan whipped repeatedly out in Nawaz for travel abroad for treatment, but earlier in In February, he noted that allowing the PML-N Supreme Commander to leave Pakistan was a “big task”. mistake” of his government.

December last year against the background of the escalation of political activity, debate flared up over rumors of supremo PML-N possible return to Pakistan, but party claimed that Nawaz would return after he fully recovered.

Meanwhile, PML-N senior leader Mian Javed Latif said a day earlier that former prime minister he was expected to return to Pakistan after Eid al-Adha.

Speaking on Geo News program “Aapas Ki Baat“, PML-N senior leader Javed Latif said Nawaz would return to Pakistan after Eid al-Adha as currently no pandemic in the country.

Latif also said that after coming to Pakistan, Nawaz face cases against his.

“He [Nawaz Sharif] we will face courts and rule of law, but we do not expect either should anyone should treat like hell [favourite] neither should anyone have to face cruelty, he added.

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Derrick Santistevan
Derrick Santistevan
Derrick is the Researcher at World Weekly News. He tries to find the latest things going around in our world and share it with our readers.

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