Written by M Zulqernain
Pakistan’s deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz stated on Monday that she won’t depart the nation to hitch her father in London for her therapy regardless of the Imran Khan authorities’s obvious provide to go overseas.
“Even if someone (from the government) comes to my home and offers me to go abroad, I will decline it straight away,” she stated whereas speaking to reporters at her Jati Umra Raiwind residence right here.
“I know some ministers are saying that if Maryam is allowed to go abroad the opposition’s movement (against the government) will fizzle out. But let me make it clear that I will not leave my country come what may, and will not seek removal of my name from the no-fly list,” she stated.
The PML-N vice chairman additional stated that she needed to bear a ‘little surgery’ which isn’t doable in Pakistan. “But despite this I will not leave Pakistan. I will live and die in my country,” she asserted.
Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has stated that the PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif’s passport shall be cancelled on February 16.
Sharif has been dwelling in London since November, 2019 after he was allowed to depart the nation for medical therapy.
Adviser to the Prime Minister on Accountability and Interior Mirza Shahzad Akbar stated that United Kingdom authorities had been requested to deport the convicted former prime minister from their nation.
He stated Pakistan had written a letter to the UK to cancel the visa of Sharif which was issued for medical therapy after taking an enterprise.
Prime Minister Imran Khan in October stated he would contact British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, if wanted, to debate his deportation and his adviser Akbar wrote a letter to British Home Secretary Priti Patel on October 5 urging her to deport the previous premier whom he stated is accountable for pillaging the state.
Maryam has alleged that the “selectors” (a reference to the military chief Gen Bajwa and others) are being questioned throughout the establishment relating to imposing inept and incompetent Imran Khan on the nation.
“Now voices are being raised within the institution for imposing this incompetent Imran on the nation who made the lives of the people miserable,” she stated and lamented “inhuman statement” of Sheikh Rashid relating to use of water cannon on protesting authorities workers.
Rashid had stated that the federal government had examined water cannon on the workers. “Tomorrow, this government will say that it is using atomic bomb on the masses to test it,” Maryam stated.