LAHORE – The Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leaderships planned to historic welcome of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz at Lahore.
This was decided in a high-level PML-N meeting headed by party’s president Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday. The meeting concluded that Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz should land in Lahore instead of Islamabad.
According to the sources, the meeting was held at Model Town where to finalise a future course of action in light of the party quid’s return to Pakistan. In the meeting, the PML-N president assigned duties the party’s ticket holders to lead groups of supporters to grand or historic welcome the party quid when he returns to the country.
Following the high-level party meeting, Maryam assured that she and Nawaz will arrive in Lahore upon return to Pakistan.
“We will land in Lahore in a few days,” Maryam said while speaking to the journalist in London. “We will lead the struggle for democracy in Pakistan,” he also said.
“No matter what they do, voters cannot be stopped,” she asserted. The PML-N leader further said that the movement to ‘respect the vote’ has reached a decisive phase.”
On Friday, Nawaz and daughter Maryam were sentenced to 11 and eight years in prison and slapped £8-million and £2-million fines, respectively, in relation to the Avenfield properties reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) last year.