Tag: Shehbaz Sharif

PM Shehbaz Sharif nominates brave oil tanker driver from Quetta for Tamgha-e-Shujaat

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, while nominating Faisal Baloch for Tamgha-e-Shujaat, commended the oil tanker driver for risking his own life to save that of countless others. Head of Prime Minister’s Strategic Reforms Salman Sufi had invited Faisal to Islamabad as a guest of honour for his bravery that resulted in saving many lives. 

Major suspect in 16 bn money laundering case Maqsood ‘Chaprasi’, dies in UAE

A central figure in FIA’s Rs16 billion money laundering case against the Shehbaz Sharif family, Malik Maqsood Ahmad — frequently referred to as Maqsood ‘Chaprasi’ — has passed away in the UAE. Maqsood died of a cardiac arrest on June 6. He was 49, according to a death certificate issued by UAE authorities. Special Prosecutor Bajwa said Maqsood’s death would not impact the money laundering case.

FIA seeks courts permission to arrest PM Shehbaz, CM Hamza in 16 bn money laundering case

The counsel for the Federal Investigating Agency (FIA) confirmed to a special court in Lahore on Saturday that the agency wanted to arrest Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his son, Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz, in a Rs16 billion money laundering case. The court also reissued the arrest warrants for suspects Suleman Shehbaz, Tahir Naqvi and Malik Maqsood in the case.

16 family members to accompany PM Shehbaz Sharif to perform Umrah

Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif will land in Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah along with 16 members of the Sharif family. In this regard, the Foreign Office has directed the Pakistani Embassy in Saudi Arabia to make preparations. PM Shehbaz Sharif will also be accompanied by 16 coalition members, including party leaders.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif quietly exchange letters

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif have quietly exchanged letters, expressing desire to strengthen cooperation between the two countries. The letters were exchanged after the election of Shehbaz as prime minister but both the sides kept development away from the media glare in what seemed to be a move aimed at avoiding any public attention.

Nearly 450 armed police personnel deployed at residences and offices of PM Shehbaz Sharif and son

The Punjab police have put on guard nearly 450 armed police personnel besides Elite Force commandos at the five residences and offices of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz in Lahore. The security has been enhanced after Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shehbaz have been elected prime minister and chief minister, respectively. Shehbaz has declared his residence at Model Town “PM’s Camp Office”.

New Prime Minister, Shehbaz Sharif’s 37-member cabinet takes oath

Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has administered the oath to federal ministers and ministers of state, who will form the cabinet of newly elected Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. Thirty-one federal ministers and three ministers of state and as many advisers to the PM took the oath. The oath-taking ceremony began with the recitation of the Holy Quran at the President House.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif calls urgent meeting with leading economists

Newly appointed Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called an urgent meeting on Tuesday with leading economists, to discuss in detail the current dire economic situation facing the country. PM Sharif reached the office at 8am, ahead of official office hours, and announced a change in the working hours of government offices. The offices are now to start their day at 8am instead of 10am.

Nawaz Sharif had always treated COAS with respect: Shehbaz Sharif

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif has revealed that Nawaz Sharif had always treated Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa with respect. Sharif said that the Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa had told the political leadership of the country that former prime minister never refused any funds or help needed by Pakistan Army.

Top PML-N leaders, including Shehbaz Sharif, test positive for COVID-19

A day after PML-N Secretary-General, Ahsan Iqbal tested positive for COVID-19, Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif has also tested positive for the virus. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president has quarantined himself at his residence in Model Town, Lahore. A PML-N leader claimed that Shehbaz had not met anyone except for his appearance before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on June 9.