Nawaz Sharif reaches Karachi on 2-day visit

DN Bureau

Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday reached Karachi for a two-day visit.

 Nawaz Sharif
Nawaz Sharif


Karachi: Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday reached Karachi for a two-day visit.

This is his first visit to Sindh's capital since his disqualification as the prime minister.

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A large number of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) workers were present at Karachi's Jinnah International Airport to receive Nawaz.

Nawaz will proceed to a local hotel to attend a party meeting where the PML-N bigwigs will devise a strategy for the upcoming elections, seat adjustment and alliance with other political parties in Sindh, the Express Tribune reported, citing party sources, as saying.

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Later in the night, the former prime minister will also address traders and industrialists.

On Friday, Nawaz will attend a seminar regarding the future of democracy in Pakistan on Friday.

"Nawaz Sharif has been invited to attend a seminar on democracy on February 2 and will hold meetings with senior lawyers", a senior party leader said.

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

Meanwhile, the former premier is expected to appear on Friday before an accountability court in Islamabad for the hearing of corruption references against him. (ANI)

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