Shehbaz Sharif rejects rumours of seeking asylum in UK

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15 May, 2019 11:21 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) President and Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday rejected the rumours of seeking asylum in the United Kingdom (UK).

In an interview with a private TV channel in London, the opposition leader said, “I am not seeking asylum in the UK. “The selected prime minister lies day and night.”

“If I had applied for asylum, they [the government] should show proof of it,” he said responding to media reports of him seeking asylum in the UK. “They are wasting the nation’s time by spreading disinformation,” he added.

The PML-N president further mentioned that that he was in London for medical tests and will return to Pakistan before the budget session.

Nawaz proved himself as courageous, true leader of Pakistan: Shehbaz
Earlier, Shehbaz Sharif said that former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif has proved himself as a courageous and true leader of people of Pakistan.

In his tweet, the opposition leader said that the time has exposed the false accusers. He expressed solidarity with Nawaz Sharif over his return to Kot Lakhpat jail adding that it is proved now that Sharif family is not among those fleeing outside country fearing allegations.

The opposition leader expressed that he will soon return to the country. He said political rivals will be proved as liars.

On the other hand, He further said that those spreading false allegations have been facing humiliation.

He said the doors of jail can’t keep Nawaz away from public for a long time adding that not allowing people to give a farewell to their beloved leader shows the fear of government.

Shehbaz Sharif sends power of attorney to counsel from London

The opposition Leader visited Pakistan High Commission in London.

The younger Sharif has also sent the power of attorney to his counsel Ashtar Ausaf for the continuing cases in Pakistan. The power of attorney will be presented in court.

Family sources said that Shehbaz Sharif had no plan to visit Pakistan in near future. “Shehbaz Sharif had visited the Pakistan High Commission for renewal of his documents,” they said.The sources said that possibly Shehbaz Sharif will spend Ramazanul Mubarik in London.



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