Maryam Nawaz makes it to BBC's '100 Women' list of political scions

Published: March 22, 2017
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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter, Maryam Nawaz, has made it to the BBC’s 100 Women list of political scions along with US President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump.

The list mentions influential women from across the world who have a stature in their respective countries being the first daughters.

“Originally involved in the family’s charity organisations, Ms Nawaz played a prominent role in managing her father’s successful re-election campaign in 2013,” the BBC said.

Maryam Nawaz. PHOTO: AFP

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Including Ivanka in the list, the report said “the successful businesswoman, who will not have an official title or salary, is the latest addition to a growing list of high-profile daughters of heads of state around the world.

Ivanka Trump. PHOTO: FILE

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The list also named Russian President Vladimir Putin’s daughter, saying she was living in Moscow with a pseudonym of Katerina Tikhonova. Although Putin has two daughters, there is little or information about the second one.

“Russians have learned from various media reports that she is married to businessman Kirill Shamalov, the son of one of her father’s old friends, and that the couple are worth an estimated $2 billion through investments in the gas and petrochemicals industries,” the report said.

The list also contains the names of Turkey, Cuba and Angola’s first daughters.

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Reader Comments (7)

  • Azam Khan
    Mar 23, 2017 - 12:26AM

    This is unblievable ! poor standards of BBc’s choice.Recommend

  • Ali
    Mar 23, 2017 - 11:08AM

    Yeah soon she will be our prime ministerRecommend

  • Parvez
    Mar 23, 2017 - 1:43PM

    Quite correct ……. Recommend

  • kilo
    Mar 23, 2017 - 2:58PM

    ..and Alhamdolliah… Maryam Nawaz also makes to BBC’s list of political ‘Panama” scionsRecommend

  • Maximus
    Mar 23, 2017 - 3:18PM

    Nepotism at its peak when it comes to PML(N) !Recommend

  • Xnain
    Mar 24, 2017 - 5:24PM

    Oh it was BBC, not the bbcnewspoint. Recommend

  • jahangir gani
    Mar 25, 2017 - 10:11AM

    maryam nawaz seems a good balanced women in pakistan politic;s ; she is doing a good job and helping her father also getting experiance keep it up’Recommend

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