Sharif, 73, has been living in self-imposed exile in London since November 2019. He was convicted in the Al-Azizia Mills and Avenfield corruption cases in 2018.
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to return to Pakistan next month, ending his more than four-year self-exile in Britain, according to media reports. Citing sources present at a meeting in London, where Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supreme leader Sharif was talking to his party workers, Dawn newspaper reported that he talked about his return , but a clear date for the tour has not been disclosed.
Sharif, 73, has been living in self-imposed exile in London since November 2019. He was convicted in the Al-Azizia Mills and Avenfield corruption cases in 2018. He was serving a seven-year prison sentence in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail. -She was allowed to visit London in 2019 on “medical grounds” before the Azizia Mills case. The Dawn report said PML-N workers at the meeting were keen to prepare for the return of their leader and were discussing the logistical details of his return. Sharif confirmed his return to Pakistan in October.
The report also said that Nawaz Sharif had said that he would have to return to connect with his vote bank and supporters amid the current economic crisis. Earlier, on August 25, Sharif’s younger brother Shehbaz had announced the former prime minister’s return to Pakistan in September.