Khwaja Asif hints at Nawaz Sharif’s return after CJP Bandial’s retirement

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supremo Nawaz Sharif (left) and Defense Minister Khawaja Asif.  - AFP/File
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supremo Nawaz Sharif (left) and Defense Minister Khawaja Asif. – AFP/File
  • ‘It would be nice to see you’ attitude threatens us: Khwaja Asif.
  • It is said that it is necessary for Nawaz Sharif to return home before the elections.
  • Demand for compensation for three-time former Prime Minister

Defense Minister Khawaja Asif has hinted at the return of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif – who has been in self-exile in London since November 2019 following the retirement of Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Omar. Ata Bandial, referring to the top judge, said he was threatened by the “good to see you” behaviour.

speaking on geo news In the program “Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Saath” on Tuesday, the Defense Minister expressed serious concern over the behavior of the apex court, especially during the last few months, saying, “In this situation one should not risk the return of Nawaz Sharif”. . ,

Nawaz stepped down as prime minister on July 28, 2017, after being disqualified from holding public office by the Supreme Court in a landmark ruling.

A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court unanimously disqualified Nawaz for failing to disclose his undisclosed receipts in the form of assets from UAE-based Capital FZE in his nomination papers for the 2013 general elections. was, saying that this meant that he was not “honest” and “truthful”, as per the constitution.

CJP Bandial will serve in the top judicial office till September 16, 2023, when he will be succeeded by Justice Qazi Faiz Isa.

It is pertinent to mention here that a three-judge bench headed by CJP Bandial on May 11 directed anti-corruption agency National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to produce PTI chairman Imran Khan two days after his arrest in a corruption case Was. Following the orders, Khan was produced before the bench in Court Room No. 1 under tight security cover.

Initially when the former Prime Minister came on stage, the outgoing Chief Justice welcomed him and said, “It is good to see you.”

Responding to a question, the veteran PML-N leader said that his party supremo’s homecoming is necessary before the upcoming general elections in the country.

Emphasizing on the need for compensation from Nawaz before elections are held in the country, the PML-N leader said his party workers have been waiting for their supreme leader for the last three-and-a-half years. He said that injustice was done to the three-time former Prime Minister.

Maryam demands ‘overturning’ of Nawaz’s sentence

In February this year, PML-N senior vice-president and chief organizer Maryam Nawaz demanded redressal of “injustice” against her father Nawaz Sharif before the next elections in the country.

Addressing a convention of her party workers in Sahiwal, Maryam said, “Elections will be held after the conviction of innocent Nawaz Sharif is overturned.”

Speaking to PML-N workers, the PML-N leader also said, “First do justice, then there will be elections.” He said that voting will be conducted in the country only when the vote is respected.


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