Negotiations underway with Britain to bring Nawaz back, govt also wrote letter to UK: Shahzad

News Desk

Negotiations are continuing with Britain for the deportation of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif to the country, the Adviser to Prime Minister on Interior and Accountability Shahzad Akbar has said, adding that Pakistan has also written a letter to Britain for this purpose.

According to media reports, the Advisor has made these remarks while addressing a news conference along with Special Assistant on Political Communication Shahbaz Gill in Islamabad on Wednesday. He said Nawaz Sharif is a convicted person and he had gone to Britain for medical treatment after giving an undertaking.

“PML (N) leader and former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar stood totally exposed in the recent BBC interview. The interview made it clear as to why Dar is an absconder and not appearing before the courts,” he said.

Shahzad Akbar has rejected the assertion made by Ishaq Dar that he has only one property in Lahore, Sharing details of his properties. Ishaq Dar has properties in Pakistan as well as in Dubai, he said, adding that the British authorities have also been requested for the extradition of Ishaq Dar.

The Adviser to PM on Interior further stated that the opposition parties have lost their relevance in the national politics and the PTI is the most popular party. He said one saw its manifestation in the recent elections in Gilgit Baltistan.

On the occasion, Shahbaz Gill has said that the corrupt leaders sitting abroad should come back to the country and face the courts.

“These leaders plundered the national exchequer,” he added.