ISLAMABAD – Mudasser Chudhary:
Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has said that he is ready to visit London for repatriation of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif if needed.
According to details, Prime Minister Imran Khan in an exclusive interview to private channel said that if Nawaz Sharif had to go to UK for his return, he would go himself and if necessary, he would talk to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
It may be recalled that in a meeting of the Federal Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, it was decided in principle to bring Nawaz Sharif back home in any case and it was said that they would bring Nawaz Sharif back with the help of the British government.
PM Imran Khan had said that legal options should be used to bring back Nawaz Sharif. Nawaz Sharif has fled the country under the pretext of illness. He will have to return home and appear before the courts. No NRO has been received. No one will be forgiven for corruption.
It may be recalled that Shehzad Akbar, Advisor on Home Affairs, wrote a letter to the British Home Secretary, requesting deportation of the looter Nawaz Sharif.
According to foreign media, Pakistan has said in the letter that Nawaz Sharif looted the country, we should be helped in the action against the perpetrators of corruption and the British Home Secretary should use his powers to send Nawaz Sharif back home and fulfill his responsibility. Deport them.
Last month, federal cabinet had decided to bring back Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Quaid Nawaz Sharif from London with Prime Minister Imran Khan saying that the government would use all legal options for the purpose.
The prime minister had said that they would bring back Nawaz Sharif with the help of British authorities. “He left the country using his illness as an excuse,” Imran Khan blamed and said he had to return to the country and face courts.
It is pertinent to be mentioned here that Islamabad High Court (IHC) on September 16 released a detailed verdict over its decision to issue an arrest warrant of the former Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif.