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Nawaz Sharif meets PM Abbasi, CM Punjab Sharif Sharif

London (Monitoring Desk): Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has met Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif in London.

In the high-level meeting of the top brass of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Pakistan’s political and economic prevailing developments has discussed.

Earlier, the senior government figures arrived in London after a one-day visit to Turkey for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s emergency summit on the status of Jerusalem. 

Meanwhile, the PML-N leaders met former premier Shaukat Aziz at his London residence yesterday to offer their condolences on the demise of his son.

According to credible sources privy to developments in PML-N, Nawaz has also recently met former finance minister Ishaq Dar in London. The meeting was held at the residence of Nawaz’s son, Hasan Nawaz, wherein the present situation of the country came under discussion, sources said.

Sources added that Nawaz’s daughter, Maryam, and other members of the family were also present at the meeting.

MQM-P approaches ECP to de-seat 11 disgruntle members

Karachi (Monitoring Desk): Mutahidda Qaumi Movement Pakistan has demanded the Election Commission of Pakistan to de-seat 11 disgruntle members.

The references were filed against national and provincial lawmakers Asif Hasnain, Salman Mujahid Baloch, Irum Azeem Farooqi, Sheikh Abudllah, Khalid bin Wilayat, Abdul Razzaq, Irtaza Khalil, Nadeem Raazi, Arif Maseeh, Bilquis Mukhtiyar by MQM-P leader Dr Farooq Sattar.

The references demand ECP to de-notify the above-mentioned lawmakers as they continue to appear before the respective legislative assemblies from seats won on the ticket of the MQM, even after switching their loyalties to other parties.

Meanwhile, the MQM-P leader also filed a reference against Deputy Mayor Arshad Vohra; who recently left the party to join Mustafa Kamal-led Pak Sarzameen Party.

The ECP summoned a response from Vohra and adjourned its next hearing until December 26.