Thursday, 23 May, 2019

Sharif to attend 'Arab Nato' in Riyadh

Christy Curtis | 23 May, 2017, 11:19

Pakistan's top court has ordered the formation of a Joint Investigating Team to probe the Panama Papers leak which reveal that Nawaz Sharif lied about the investments made by his children in offshore companies.

While the Opposition believes that Sharif will have to step down in the wake of the lawyers' movement, National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq has said Sharif will not resign at any cost and he will remain the prime minister until May 31, 2018.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday called for an accord among the Muslim countries to eliminate the menace of terrorism affecting world peace.

To a query on JIT, probing corruption charges against PM and his family, PTI chief said that his party would give reaction on JIT report after submission in the supreme court.

The summit is being attended by around three dozen leaders of Islamic countries, including the prime ministers of Bangladesh and Malaysia, and presidents of Afghanistan, Egypt, as well as Trump.

"The prime minister should have responded to Donald Trump's speech in which he termed Palestinian elected candidates as terrorists and neglected the Kashmir territorial dispute with India", Khan said.

The diplomatic meet between Sharif and Trump did not take place even as the Saudi Arabia was strongly backing the idea.

During the summit, the prime minister added, he had an interaction with some other leaders as well.

PM Nawaz Sharif paying his respects at Roza-e-Rasool, where he later offered Nawafil.

King Salman Bin Abdulaziz warmly received Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif as he arrived at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center on Sunday to participate in the first US-Arab-Islamic Summit being hosted by Saudi Arabia.

The notification was issued soon after SCBA and LHCBA members clashed with the lawyers supporting the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML_N) government at the All Pakistan lawyers' Representatives' Convention on May 19.

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