Sharif was excluded from office last year by the Supreme Court, New PM of PAKISTAN

Sharif was excluded from office last year by the Supreme Court, which declared him “deceptive” for not disclosing a separate monthly income from a company controlled or owned by his son.
Pakistan’s anti-corruption court on Friday convicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in absentia and convicted him to 10 years in jail, in what seemed to be the end of a long and tumultuous political career of the three-time leader.

NEW PM OF PAKISTAN- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shahid_Khaqan_Abbasi

New PM of Pakistan-Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Sharif (68), is in London with his daughter, Maryam, was convicted after failing to prove a legal source of income for buying several luxury flats in the 1990s. Maryam was also convicted and sentenced to seven years in jail.

Sharif was excluded from office last year by the Supreme Court, which declared him “dishonest” for not disclosing a separate monthly income from a company controlled or owned by his son.

(Sharif was excluded from office last year by the Supreme Court)

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Here are some of the highlights of Nawaz Sharif’s career:

* 1949 – Nawaz Sharif is born into a Kashmiri family of industrialists in the eastern city of Lahore. He later certifies with a law degree from Punjab University and goes to work in the family steel business

* 1976 – Enters politics, entering the Pakistan Muslim League (PML) after the Sharif family steel business was nationalised under the government of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, the beginning of a long political dispute between the families.

* 1981 – Joins the Punjab provincial cabinet as finance minister, becoming Punjab’s chief minister in 1985. The PML later divided and Nawaz formed the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

* 1990 – First selected prime minister.

* 1993 – Dismissed as prime minister by Pakistan’s president. He is reinstated by Supreme Court but then resigns under pressure and his party fails elections to the Pakistan People’s Party of Benazir Bhutto, daughter of Zulfiqar Bhutto.

* 1997- Selected prime minister for the second time. During his term, Pakistan successfully tests nuclear weapons in response to regional opposing India’s atomic programme.

* 1999 – Overthrown in a military coup by General Pervez Musharraf, the country’s fourth army takeover since independence in 1947. After the coup, he was convicted of crime and corruption and given a life sentence for hijacking over an incident when he ordered Musharraf’s plane not to land in Islamabad.

* 2000-2007 – Allowed to go Saudi Arabia in 2000 amid reports of a deal with the military, he was given a presidential pardon the day his family left.

* 2007 – Returns from exile to contest elections the next year as part of a governmental deal that ended Musharraf’s military rule.

* 2008 – Fails election to the party of Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated ahead of the polls.

* 2013 – Selected prime minister for a third time. The PML-N sweeps back to power in an election the gives its allies a solid National Assembly majority.

* April 4, 2016 – The leaked Panama Papers show the involvement of Sharif’s family in foreign companies including two used to buy luxury homes in London.

* Oct. 28, 2016 – The Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan threatens to paralyse the capital, Islamabad, with a “lockdown” of street rallies unless demands for an independent investigation into the Panama revelations are met. Sharif refuses any wrongdoing.

* Nov. 2, 2016 – The Supreme Court agrees to set up a judicial commission to probe corruption allegations against Sharif, stemming from Panama Papers leaks. Khan backs down from lockdown threat.

* July 28, 2017 – Supreme Court declares Sharif disqualified from office for not declaring income from a company in the United Arab Emirates, which was not in original Panama Papers revelations. The court also commands the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to open a criminal trial into ownership of the London flats along with several other Panama Papers signs.

* April 13, 2018 – The Supreme Court further orders Sharif is banned from political office for life.

* July 6, 2018 – The NAB court convicts Sharif of crime and sentences him in absentia to 10 years in jail.

(Sharif was excluded from office last year by the Supreme Court)

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