Published On: Wed, Feb 7th, 2018
Published in Category: Islamabad

Nawaz terms cases against him an act of revenge

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ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said time will prove cases filed against him were an act of revenge.

Speaking to lawyers and party workers at the Punjab House, he said practice of snatching public mandate should come to an end. “It is a conspiracy against country’s progress not me, said he without elaborating.

The ousted prime minister said he has always served the country and the nation and would continue to do so in the future.

He said he would continue to face all the cases filed against him. Nawaz Sharif told them that court of people has rejected his disqualification.

Maryam Nawaz, Advisor to Prime Minister (PM) Ameer Muqam, Minister of State for Information Maryam Aurangzeb, Senator Asif Kirmani, Senator Saud Majeed, Spokesperson to the Prime Minister Dr Musadiq Malik and Hanif Abbasi were present in the sitting.

Earlier, the former prime minister appeared before the accountability court along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law captain (retd) Mohammad Safdar in connection with corruption hearing.

He has been appearing before the court since the National Accountability Bureau filed corruption references against him and his family under Supreme Court orders in Panama Papers case.

The Supreme Court orders had disqualified him from holding public on July 28 last year.