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Nawaz sharif

Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, who was born 25 December, 1949 is a Pakistani conservative politician and steel magnate who served as 12th Prime Minister of Pakistan in two non-consecutive terms from November 1990-July 1993 and February 1997-October 1999. He currently leads the Pakistan Muslim League (N). He has come back in power for the third record time as the 27th Prime Minister of Pakistan after 2013 Election with a simple majority after spending about 14 years out of power.

Before becoming the Prime minister, Sharif was the Chief Minister of Punjab from 1985 to 1990 and embarked his political career under the military regime of President General Zia-ul-Haq. A businessman and lawyer by profession, he owns Ittefaq Group, a private steel mill enterprise and one of the largest producer of iron materials. Sharif is noted as being as Pakistan’s one of the wealthiest investor in Steel mill business and a conservative politician advocating for the conservatism in the country, and capitalism as its economic base. His first term was shortened after the Pakistan Army pressured him to resign after developing serious issues with another conservative President Ghulam Ishaq Khan, which he too was forced to resigned.

From 1993 until 1996, Sharif served as the Leader of the Opposition in the socialist democratic government of Benazir Bhutto. In 1997, he was elected on for a second term by an overwhelming margin after brutally defeating Benazir Bhutto whose government was dismissed on serious economical and financial scandals became known in public. During his second term, he notably ordered Pakistan’s first nuclear tests in response to India’s nuclear tests, as part of his tit-for-tat policy, a termed he coined after the tests. Sharif controversially appointed Pervez Musharraf— a lieutenant-general and commander of the I Strike Corps— as the Chief of Army Staff and promoted him to the 4 star rank. Sharif later violated the code of conduct of Pakistan Armed Forces when he controversially appointed General Pervez Musharraf as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. His decision forced Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Fasih Bokhari to resign from the Navy.

Despite Sharif giving prestigious appointments to General Musharraf and the Army, Sharif developed serious disagreements pertaining to the undeclared war in Northern Pakistan, and later ordered the Pakistan Army to evacuated and end its illegal occupation of Indian-held Kargil. Problems with Army further escalated and he was finally ousted in an October 1999 military coup by General Pervez Musharraf after Navaz made an unsuccessful attempt to remove General Musharraf as Chief of Army Staff and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. He dramatically returned to Pakistan in late 2007 after eight years of forced exile by General Musharraf in a secret contract he claimed that he was forced to sign. Now in Pakistan, Sharif successfully called for Musharraf’s impeachment and the reinstatement of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.

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PM pays flying visit to Quetta 5 May 2015
QUETTA :  Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif paid a brief visit to Quetta Tuesday. He flew in here from Bahawalpur by special plane. Prime Minister was received at the Quetta airport by Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai, Chie...
Another Airbus A-320 joins PIA fleet 5 May 2015
Karachi :  PIA has acquired another Airbus A-320 aircraft on dry lease which arrived at Jinnah International Airport on Tuesday. Chairman PIA Nasser NS Jaffer, Managing Director PIA, Shahnawaz Rehman and senior officials of the airline w...
Parliamentary leaders to be briefed on CPEC on May 13 5 May 2015
ISLAMABAD :  Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday invited Parliamentary leaders for a briefing on May 13. On this occasion, he will give them a detailed briefing on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
17 stranded Pakistanis all set to reach home 5 May 2015
KARACHI : Ansar Burney Trust International’s Chairman, Ansar Burney, announced on Tuesday that 17 more Pakistanis stranded in Sirte, Libya, on Tuesday has left from Tobruk Airport via Tunisia for Pakistan by Emirates flight and were set ...
PM offers Fateha for departed soul of Talal Akbar Bugti 5 May 2015
ISLAMABAD, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday visited the Bugti house and offered fateh for the departed soul of Talal Akbar Bugti. He was accompanied by Balochistan’s Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch and provincial ministers.  
Country on fast track of economic development: Magsi 5 May 2015
JAMSHORO, Senator of PMLN Dr Rahila Gul Magsi on Tuesday said that concrete policies of the present elected government under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has placed the country on fast track of economic developme...
Nawab Aali Bugti speaks 4 May 2015
QUETTA : There is dearth of resources besides no improvement in situation in Dera Bugti. Government better understands if it would give lip service to rehabilitate displaced Bugtis or take practical measures. Balochistan Chief Minister i...
First unit of QA Solar Power Plant to begin power generation) today 4 May 2015
ISLAMABAD,Jinnah Solar Power Plant of Quaid-i-Azam Solar Park in Bahawalpur will begin power generation today (Tuesday). Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate the project at a ceremony in Bahawalpur. The total capacity of ...
President of Maldives due tomorrow 4 May 2015
Islamabad ,Mr. Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of the Republic of Maldives, will undertake a State Visit to Pakistan tomorrow (Wednesday). The visit is taking place at the invitation of the Prime Minister of Pakistan as Islamabad ...
Economic ties with Sri Lanka must be strengthened: PM 4 May 2015
Islamabad; Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan’s economic ties and trade linkages with Sri Lanka must be further strengthened for the benefit of the peoples of both the countries. He said this while talking to Pak...

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CM on road to prosperity 6 Jul 2015
LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that Khadim-e-Punjab Rural Roads Programme is of key importance for the development of rural economy. The chief minister said this while presiding over a meeting held on Monday to r...
Fight against militancy yielded good results: PM 6 Jul 2015
OSLO, Norway - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said Pakistan was determined to improve the quality of education, enhance gender equality and provide increased learning opportunities for both male and female students in the country....
PM pays flying visit to Quetta 5 May 2015
QUETTA :  Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif paid a brief visit to Quetta Tuesday. He flew in here from Bahawalpur by special plane. Prime Minister was received at the Quetta airport by Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai, Chie...
Another Airbus A-320 joins PIA fleet 5 May 2015
Karachi :  PIA has acquired another Airbus A-320 aircraft on dry lease which arrived at Jinnah International Airport on Tuesday. Chairman PIA Nasser NS Jaffer, Managing Director PIA, Shahnawaz Rehman and senior officials of the airline w...
Parliamentary leaders to be briefed on CPEC on May 13 5 May 2015
ISLAMABAD :  Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday invited Parliamentary leaders for a briefing on May 13. On this occasion, he will give them a detailed briefing on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
17 stranded Pakistanis all set to reach home 5 May 2015
KARACHI : Ansar Burney Trust International’s Chairman, Ansar Burney, announced on Tuesday that 17 more Pakistanis stranded in Sirte, Libya, on Tuesday has left from Tobruk Airport via Tunisia for Pakistan by Emirates flight and were set ...
PM offers Fateha for departed soul of Talal Akbar Bugti 5 May 2015
ISLAMABAD, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday visited the Bugti house and offered fateh for the departed soul of Talal Akbar Bugti. He was accompanied by Balochistan’s Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch and provincial ministers.  
Country on fast track of economic development: Magsi 5 May 2015
JAMSHORO, Senator of PMLN Dr Rahila Gul Magsi on Tuesday said that concrete policies of the present elected government under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has placed the country on fast track of economic developme...
Nawab Aali Bugti speaks 4 May 2015
QUETTA : There is dearth of resources besides no improvement in situation in Dera Bugti. Government better understands if it would give lip service to rehabilitate displaced Bugtis or take practical measures. Balochistan Chief Minister i...
First unit of QA Solar Power Plant to begin power generation) today 4 May 2015
ISLAMABAD,Jinnah Solar Power Plant of Quaid-i-Azam Solar Park in Bahawalpur will begin power generation today (Tuesday). Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate the project at a ceremony in Bahawalpur. The total capacity of ...
President of Maldives due tomorrow 4 May 2015
Islamabad ,Mr. Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of the Republic of Maldives, will undertake a State Visit to Pakistan tomorrow (Wednesday). The visit is taking place at the invitation of the Prime Minister of Pakistan as Islamabad ...
Economic ties with Sri Lanka must be strengthened: PM 4 May 2015
Islamabad; Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan’s economic ties and trade linkages with Sri Lanka must be further strengthened for the benefit of the peoples of both the countries. He said this while talking to Pak...
Pursuing green economy pathways must for sustainable growth: minister 22 Apr 2015
ISLAMABAD : Federal Minister for Climate Change, Senator Mushahid Ullah Khan, said on Wednesday that it is imperative for climate change-vulnerable Pakistan to pursue a green economy that can put country on pathways to a sustainable deve...
witnesses identify accused in double murder 15 Apr 2015
KARACHI,  The suspect said to be involved in 12 May 2007 incident, Naeem alias Guddu, was identified by two witnesses on Wednesday before Judicial Magistrate Central in a murder case of two PML-N workers, according to the court. The poli...
Political jirga welcome agreement between PTI-Govt 21 Mar 2015
Islamabad ,The political Jirga convener has welcomed the agreement between Govt and PTIThe political Jirga convener Senator A. Rehman Malik has welcomed the agreement between ruling party PMLN and PTI on the formation of judicial commiss...

Nawaz Sharif, a man to Refound Pakistan

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Mohammad Nawaz Sharif was also recently featured on Newsweek cover with an article titles the man to Refound Pakistan.

Nawaz Sharif most memorable pictures

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Nawaz Sharif in National Assembly during 97-99 tenure.

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1997: Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif responds to the guests who greeted him after he took oath of office at the presidential palace in Islamabad February 17. Earlier Sharif was elected prime minister by the newly-elected National Assembly (lower house) by a resounding margin of 177-16.

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