Discussed caretaker setup with PM Abbasi: Nawaz

Published: April 9, 2018
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Former PM Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam Nawaz
PHOTO: FILE

Former PM Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam Nawaz PHOTO: FILE

Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, referring to his recent meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, said on Monday that he discussed the care-taker setup with the premier, Express News reported.

Speaking to journalists outside the accountability court, Nawaz divulged that during the meeting, the prime minister had deliberated over the matter and did not give further details.

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Referring to an earlier request made by daughter Maryam Nawaz, co-accused in the Avenfield reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), to broadcast the court proceedings live, Nawaz said a final decision will be made after consultations with the legal team.

Referring to the increase in loadshedding across the country, Nawaz maintained that the demand for electricity was growing.

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Quaid also reiterated that the economy had improved during his tenure and added that cement and steel industries were thriving.

He claimed Pakistan was on the path of prosperity when the Panama verdict came out and the situation deteriorated. He further said political instability had also the caused rupee to weaken against the dollar.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • Manzoor Ahmed
    Apr 9, 2018 - 12:12PM

    At what capacity is this disqualified addressing or deliberating. A muzzle would be required to shut his mouth and his families to.Recommend

  • A Pakistani
    Apr 9, 2018 - 1:47PM

    A disqualified person is discussing care-taker setup with PM?. In what legal capacity when he’s not even the president of his party anymore?.Recommend

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