Pakistan has in the present day mentioned it’ll cancel former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s passport on February 16.
Nawaz Sharif, 70, the chief of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) and has been residing in London since November, 2019 after the Lahore High Court granted him permission to go overseas for 4 weeks for medical therapy.
The three-time former prime minister, who was convicted in two corruption instances — Avenfield properties and Al-Azizia — was declared a proclaimed offender earlier this month by the Islamabad High Court after he failed to seem earlier than it regardless of a number of warnings.
“(We) will cancel Nawaz Sharif’s passport on February 16,” Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed advised reporters in Islamabad.
He, nonetheless, didn’t present any additional particulars.
Meanwhile, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Accountability and Interior, Mirza Shahzad Akbar, mentioned Pakistan had requested the British authorities to deport Nawaz Sharif who has been convicted by the courts.
Pakistan presently has no extradition treaty with Britain.
Prime Minister Imran Khan in October had mentioned he would contact his British counterpart Boris Johnson, if wanted, to debate Nawaz Sharif’s deportation.
Nawaz Sharif resigned as Pakistan Prime Minister in 2017 after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding any public workplace and dominated that graft instances be filed towards the beleaguered chief and his youngsters over the Panama Papers scandal.
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