ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – It was reveal on Wednesday that the Ministry of Interior had begun the process of renewing the passports of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.
According to reports
According to reports, the federal government has issued directions to the ministry after PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif took oath as the country\’s new prime minister after former Prime Minister Imran Khan was removed from office following a no-confidence vote.
The Pakistani High Commission in London has also ordered to renew the PML-N leaders\’ travel documents.
Nawaz Sharif\’s return from London has not announced by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). In a TV interview, PML-N leader Javed Latif predicted that the former three-time Prime Minister would return to Pakistan before Eid.
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif\’s passport was refuse to renewed in March 2021 by the Ministry of Interior. Which was then led by former Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed.
Nawaz, who was designat an absconder by a Pakistani court after failing to return to Pakistan from London to attend court hearings. Had contact the government through the Pakistan High Commission in London on February 15, 2021. A day before his passport was about to expire.
In answer to his plea, the interior ministry stated that as it is not a fundamental right of a citizen. No new passport will provided to absconding Nawaz Sharif.
It did say, though, that if the former prime minister wanted to return to Pakistan. He might given special passports.
Nawaz Sharif, a three-time former prime minister, has in the United Kingdom for medical treatment since November 2019. When he was grante medical release for eight weeks.
In the Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Avenfield Flats instances, he was sentence to seven and ten years in jail, respectively.
Former Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed sorrow over his government\’s decision to allow Nawaz Sharif to seek treatment abroad. He admitted in February that allowing the PML-supreme N\’s leader to travel to London was a \”huge mistake.\”