LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, are expected to fly to London tomorrow (Thursday), sources advised Geo News.
“I have a flight at 9:00am and will not be able to appear before you,” Maryam advised returning officers on Wednesday relating to showing for scrutiny of her nomination papers for NA-127 (Lahore).
To this, the returning officers advised the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief that her counsel ought to seem tomorrow instead of her.
Sources advised Geo News, that the PML-N chief will fly to London alongside together with her father tomorrow and tickets have been bought for his or her journey.
On Sunday, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked that the previous premier alongside together with his daughter, Maryam, might go to his ailing spouse Begum Kulsoom Nawaz in London. Justice Nisar had additionally directed an accountability courtroom to announce its verdict on all three corruption references in opposition to Nawaz and his household inside a month.
Maryam was scrutinised by returning officers in the present day over her nomination papers for the upcoming normal election for PS-173 in Lahore’s civil courtroom.
During the scrutiny, the returning officers requested Maryam sure questions to which her counsel expressed reservations.
Responding to a query, the PML-N chief stated, “Will decide whether to sit in the provincial or National Assembly when the time comes.”
Maryam was additionally questioned how she would sort out the problem of water shortage if elected. To this, the previous premier’s daughter, “The conservation of water is crucial and we should build dams.”
The PML-N chief was additionally requested about her perspective relating to Pakistan’s international coverage with India and Afghanistan. Although, Maryam’s counsel expressed reservation and stated the nation’s international coverage has nothing to do with the provincial meeting, the PML-N answered saying, “The parliament and appointed leaders have the authority to draft foreign policy. As a citizen of Pakistan, I believe that we shouldn’t have strained relations with our neighbouring countries.”
Responding to a query relating to her technique in opposition to terrorists if elected, Maryam stated, “All political parties, Parliament and the entire nation is united against terrorists. Two operations, Zarb-e-Azb and Radd-ul-Fasaad, were conducted against terrorists.”
“There are no good or bad terrorists now,” she added whereas stating that earlier the nation was divided on this.
Before Maryam’s look, strict safety measures have been taken and sniffer canine have been made to search the courtroom room which led to a protest by different candidates who demanded that returning officer Asif Bashir ought to take discover of the problem.