Tag: Nawaz Sharif.

  • Sharif gets 7-year jail term in graft case

    Sharif gets 7-year jail term in graft case

    Islamabad : An accountability court on Monday sentenced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to seven years in prison in Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption reference, while acquitted him in the the Flagship Investments reference. The Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader was taken into custody after the verdict and will be transported to Adiala Jail. He was…

  • Nawaz Sharif, daughter arrested, taken to Islamabad

    Nawaz Sharif, daughter arrested, taken to Islamabad

    Lahore : Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were arrested by anti-corruption officials late on Friday after they arrived in Lahore from Abu Dhabi. The two were taken to Islamabad in a private plane. According to media reports, dozens of security officials entered the plane as it landed and asked…

  • Sharif, daughter, son-in-law indicted for graft

    Sharif, daughter, son-in-law indicted for graft

    Islamabad : Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain Mohammad Safdar were indicted by an accountability court on Thursday in a corruption reference pertaining to the London properties owned by the family. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed three references against the Sharif family related to their Avenfield…

  • Sharif re-elected ‘unopposed’ as PML-N president

    Sharif re-elected ‘unopposed’ as PML-N president

    Islamabad : Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday was re-elected “unopposed” as the president of the ruling PML-N on Tuesday, reclaiming his position as the head of his namesake party. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Tariq Fazal Chaudhry submitted Sharif’s papers for party president in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) while no other…

  • Panama verdict: Pakistan SC dismisses Sharifs’ review petitions

    Panama verdict: Pakistan SC dismisses Sharifs’ review petitions

    Islamabad : In a massive setback to Nawaz Sharif, the Pakistan Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the review petitions filed by the deposed Prime Minister and his children against the July 28 Panama Papers judgment. A five-judge SC bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa had taken up the petitions seeking review of the court’s…

  • Nawaz Sharif paid no wealth tax in seven years

    Nawaz Sharif paid no wealth tax in seven years

    Islamabad, (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif paid Rs.9.77 million in wealth tax from 1993 to the end of his “forced exile” in November 2007, but has not paid any wealth tax over the past seven years. A document detailing tax payments by Sharif, submitted by him to the National Assembly, showed the wealth tax…

  • Modi, Sharif to continue peace process after surprise Lahore visit

    Modi, Sharif to continue peace process after surprise Lahore visit

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    Lahore/New Delhi: (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to New Delhi on Friday from Kabul with a dramatic surprise stopover in Lahore where he and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif vowed to pursue the derailed bilateral peace process. During the stopover at Lahore, Modi and Sharif spent some 90 minutes at Sharif’s ancestral residence in…

  • TAPI pipeline will integrate South, Central Asia: Ansari

    TAPI pipeline will integrate South, Central Asia: Ansari

    Mary (Turkmenistan):(IANS) Assuring his country’s “constructive and cooperative approach” to the project, Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari said on Sunday that the much-awaited TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India) gas pipeline will help integrate economies of South and Central Asia. “The idea of an economically-integrated South and Central Asia is an idea whose time has come,” Ansari said at…