Articles about Shehbaz Sharif

Imran Khan calls off Islamabad rally, threatens to quit assemblies

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has canceled the march to Islamabad out of fear of disorder.

24 Nov 2022

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif names Asim Munir as new COAS

Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif chose Lieutenant General Asim Munir as the country's new chief of the army staff (COAS) on Thursday, Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb stated on Twitter.

11 Nov 2022

Nawaz Sharif may return after Pakistan government issues diplomatic passport

The Pakistan government has issued a diplomatic passport to the former prime minister and the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif after clearance from its Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Imran accuses Pak PM Sharif, 2 others of conspiring attack

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan blamed three top persons in the country for what is being assumed as an 'assassination attempt' on him during a rally on Thursday.

03 Nov 2022

Pakistan: Imran Khan shot at during rally, suffers minor injury

In what was speculated to be an assassination attempt, shots were fired at Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan during a rally in Gujranwala of Punjab province on Thursday, local media reported.

22 Oct 2022

Pakistan out of FATF's grey list after 4 years

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global money-laundering and terrorism-financing watchdog said on Friday that it has removed Pakistan from its "increased monitoring" list, often known as the "grey list".

15 Oct 2022

Joe Biden
Biden calls Pakistan most dangerous nation, invites sharp reactions

United States President Joe Biden described Pakistan as "one of the most dangerous nations in the world" claiming the country possesses nuclear weapons without any coherence.

26 Sep 2022

Pakistan's finance minister quits, tainted PML-N leader to replace him

Amid a worsening economic crisis after the deadly floods, Pakistan's Finance Minister Miftah Ismail resigned on Sunday.

24 Sep 2022

India strongly responds to Pak PM raising 'Kashmir' at UNGA

India responded sharply on Friday to Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's speech to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in which he raised the issue of Jammu and Kashmir.

28 Aug 2022

Pakistan: 119 killed in 24 hours as floods inundate country

The devastating floods in Pakistan have led to 119 deaths within the last 24 hours, BBC reported.

21 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
War no solution: Pakistan PM talks permanent peace with India

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif stated on Saturday that Pakistan seeks "permanent peace" with India through negotiation because war is not an option for the neighbors to address the Kashmir problem.

Pakistan: Imran Khan's party PTI wins Punjab assembly bypolls

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) made a comeback in the crucial Punjab assembly bypolls on Sunday.

15 Jun 2022

Pakistan News
Debt-ridden Pakistan government asks its people to drink less tea

Pakistan has asked its citizens to drink less tea in order to keep the country's economy afloat.

01 Jun 2022

Trade amid terror: Pakistan PM Sharif proposes, India disposes

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is looking to forge a trade partnership with India even as Islamabad is planning to shift from geo-strategy to geo-economics.

27 May 2022

Pakistan News
Pakistan PM Sharif snubs Imran on early polls demand

In a sharp response to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan's demand for early polls in the country, Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday said the National Assembly would decide the date for the next general elections.

Pakistan on toes as Imran Khan leads march to Islamabad

Pakistan is in a state of upheaval after former Prime Minister Imran Khan's party PakistanTehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) called for a long march to demand fresh elections.

21 May 2022

Pakistan commits to fighting terrorism, seeks 'balanced ties' with world

Pakistan has pledged to eliminate the threat of terrorism and bring complete peace to the country, according to a recent statement released by its Foreign Office (FO).

12 Apr 2022

Pakistan News
Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif raises Kashmir issue; Modi addresses terrorism

The newly-elected Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif told the parliament on Monday that "durable peace" with India is not possible until "the Kashmir dispute is resolved."

11 Apr 2022

Pakistan News
Pakistan: National Assembly elects Shehbaz Sharif as new prime minister

Shehbaz Sharif was elected unopposed as Pakistan's new prime minister on Monday in a crucial National Assembly session.

Who's Shehbaz Sharif? Key facts about his life, political career

Shehbaz Sharif has been officially nominated as the joint prime ministerial candidate of the Opposition parties in Pakistan ahead of Monday's election to elect a new premier.

10 Apr 2022

Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan: Opposition officially nominates Shehbaz Sharif as joint PM candidate

The Opposition parties in Pakistan on Sunday officially nominated the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) President, Shehbaz Sharif, as their joint candidate ahead of the prime ministerial election on Monday, reported the country's ARY News.

10 Apr 2022

Pakistan News
Shehbaz Sharif to be named Pakistan's next PM on Monday

The Imran Khan-led government in Pakistan was ousted from power after losing a much-delayed no-confidence vote early on Sunday.

13 Nov 2019

Pakistan News
Pakistan PM's ex-wife Reham Khan wins defamation case against news-channel

Journalist and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's former wife Reham Khan has won a defamation case against a Pakistani news channel in a UK High Court.

27 Jul 2018

Imran Khan's PTI wins Pakistan elections, but needs an ally

More than a day after results were due, Imran Khan's PTI has emerged the winner, winning 109 seats out of the contested 269 in the Pakistan assembly. Votes are still being counted.

26 Jul 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan polls: Imran Khan inches towards victory amid mass-rigging allegations

Hours before results of the Pakistan general elections are to be officially declared, PTI Chief Imran Khan took a clear lead, even as rivals alleged their agents were being thrown out of polling stations.

25 Jul 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan election: Imran Khan's vote may be cancelled over code-violation

The vote of PTI Chief Imran Khan in Pakistan's general elections might be cancelled, after reports emerged that his voting had been recorded on camera.

24 Jul 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan-polls: Top players and what their win means for India

Pakistan will vote to choose its next prime minister (PM) tomorrow, and the stage is all set.

24 Jul 2018

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Doctors say Sharif not well; jailed ex-PM demands medical-facilities

A medical board which examined Nawaz Sharif yesterday recommended the immediate shifting of the jailed former Pakistani PM to a hospital but Sharif insisted that the medical facilities should be provided to him in the jail itself.

23 Jul 2018

Pakistan News
Indians will call Pakistanis their 'master': PML-N Chief Shehbaz Sharif

Shehbaz Sharif, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Prime Ministerial candidate, said that people can change his name if he doesn't take Pakistan ahead of India after coming into power, The Express Tribune reported.

15 Jun 2018

Pakistan News
Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom suffers cardiac arrest in UK

Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ailing wife Kulsoom Nawaz (68) suffered a cardiac arrest on Thursday.

23 Dec 2017

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif names brother Shehbaz as 2018 PM candidate

Ousted Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif has appointed his brother Shehbaz Sharif as the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) prime ministerial candidate for the 2018 general elections.

16 Dec 2017

Pakistan News
Pak SC absolves Imran Khan, won't reopen case against Sharif

The Pakistani Supreme Court (SC) has rejected a petition seeking cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's disqualification as an MP for not declaring his assets.

11 Aug 2017

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Thousands attempt procession in support of ousted Sharif

A so called "caravan" procession in support of Sharif was attended by thousands of people.

01 Aug 2017

Pakistan News
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi becomes 18th Pakistani prime minister

After Nawaz Sharif's resignation, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been elected Pakistan's 18th prime minister.

28 Jul 2017

Pakistan News
Pakistan: Could Shehbaz, Nawaz Sharif's brother be the next PM?

Nawaz Sharif has stepped down as Pakistan PM for the third time after being disqualified from office in the Panama Papers case.

15 Feb 2017

Nawaz Sharif
Shehbaz Sharif target of suicide bombing: Pak Minister

Law Minister of Punjab Rana Sanaullah said that according to intelligence reports, the target of the suicide bomber was Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, younger brother of PM Nawaz Sharif.

14 Feb 2017

Nawaz Sharif
14 killed in Lahore Assembly blasts

A suicide bomb attack outside of Lahore Assembly killed 14 people including senior police officers and injured 73.

13 Feb 2017

Nawaz Sharif
Bomb explosion on Lahore's Mall Road

According to reports, a bomb has exploded outside the Punjab Assembly in Lahore in the midst of a large protest in the area.