Nawaz chairs PML-N meeting after arriving in Karachi

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KARACHI Feb 01 (TNS): Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is chairing a meeting of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s provincial executive committee at a local hotel in Karachi.

The PML-N chief had landed in Karachi earlier in the day and was received by party leaders at the Old Terminal of the Jinnah International Airport, Karachi.

Later, the former premier will visit the construction site of Green Line Bus project and review its progress.

Moreover, Nawaz will also address a gathering of traders and industrialists at a local hotel in the evening.

Nawaz, who was disqualified as prime minister by the Supreme Court in a landmark verdict on July 28, is travelling to Karachi for the first time since his disqualification.

On Friday, the former prime minister will participate in a seminar on future of democracy in Pakistan. Others attending the seminar include Balochistan-based senior politicians Mahmood Khan Achakzai and Mir Hasil Bizenjo, among others.

Nawaz will meet a delegation of Pakistan Bengali Association Friday evening, and also address a gathering of lawyers.

Interestingly, Nawaz is expected to appear on Friday before the accountability court Islamabad hearing corruption cases against him.