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Shahbaz Sharif

About Shahbaz Sharif

Shahbaz Sharif, on June 8, 2008, the Chief Minister of Punjab. He is the President of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz).

Professional Biography

As Punjab Chief Minister

In October 09, Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General, Ashfaq Kayani secretly met Shahbaz fuelling speculations of all kinds in Islamabads political circle. Shabaz said that Pakistan should not accept foreign trade at the cost of its sovereignty and prestige.

Shahbaz Sharif in News

Shoe-throwing woman MPA passes out on Pak Punjab Assembly premises
A female MPA from the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) fell unconscious after a four-hour long protest after she was barred from entering the Punjab Assembly.

PML-N, JI decide to form 'grand alliance' to get rid of 'corrupt rulers'
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) have decided to form an alliance to ensure honour of the judiciary and get rid of the corrupt rulers.

Government takes notice of Dera Ghazi Khan molestation case
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari taking notice of the alleged molestation of five girls at Fort Monroe in Dera Ghazi Khan, has directed the provincial government to submit a report on the incident immediately.

Aid-dependent nuclear Pak has become "beggar state": CM Shahbaz
Chief Minister of Pakistan's Punjab province Shahbaz Sharif has said Pakistan has become a "beggar state" despite being a nuclear nation because of its dependency on foreign aid, adding that no nation in the world can prosper on aid.

HRW calls on Pak govt. to prosecute Ahmadi massacre suspects
The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said Pakistan's federal and provincial governments should bring to justice those responsible for the May 2010 attacks on Ahmadiyya mosques.

CM Shahbaz Sharif calls on Punjab to march against "Ali Baba and 40 thieves"
The Chief Minister of Pakistan's Punjab province, Shahbaz Sharif, has called on demonstrators to march with him to Islamabad against the government, whom he refers to as "Ali Baba and the 40 thieves".

Sharif family drowned in outstanding loans: FIA
A Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) report has revealed that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and 13 others of the Sharif family have reportedly failed to return loans worth over Rs 2.3 billion taken over a period of 18 years.

Pak Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif says 'friendship only option for India
Pakistan Punjab's Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that friendship is the only option for India and Pakistan.

'Millionaires Gilani, Shahbaz have no cars of their own'
The annual declaration of assets and liabilities to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has shown that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif have no cars of their own.

7 killed, 13 injured in classroom collapse in Pakistan
At least seven children were killed and 13 others injured as a classroom roof collapsed in Pakistan's eastern area of Shakar Garh on Monday, reported local Urdu TV channel Express.

PPP, PML-N in verbal war, again
The clash between the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) continues to hog the limelight, after leaders of both parties accused each other of being corrupt and of robbing the nation's wealth.

Malik says Sharif brothers involved in corruption worth $32m
The Pakistan government has decided to send references against the Sharif brothers to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for alleged corruption to the tune of 32 million dollars, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.

Indo-Pak trade ties in mutual interest: Shahbaz
Pak Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that trade relations between India and Pakistan are in the interest of both countries.

Zardari hints at opening Sulemanki border, having dialogue with India on all issues
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has hinted at opening the Sulemanki border and added that the country is willing to have dialogue with India on all issues, and is also open to boosting trade ties with the neighbouring country.

Imran Khan describes US war on terror as Pak's 'gravest problem'
Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf chairperson Imran Khan has described the US' war on terror as the 'gravest problem' inflicting the country, which has killed tens of thousands of people so far.

Shahbaz claims Musharraf's allies continue to be Zardari's companions
Pakistan Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has claimed that former president Pervez Musharraf and his supporters continue to be Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's companions.

Malik sends Rs10 billion defamatory notices to Shahbaz Sharif, Mushahidullah
Pakistan Interior minister Rehman Malik has issued legal notices worth 10 billion rupees to Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif and PML N central Secretary Information Senator Mushahidullah for issuing defamatory remarks against the Minister, sources have said.

Sharif claims Zardari offered him premiership after 2008 elections
Pakistan Muslim League-N chief Nawaz Sharif has claimed that President Asif Ali Zardari offered him the country's premiership after the 2008 elections.

Writing letter to Swiss Govt. against Zardari 'insult to Pakistan', claims Punjab governor
Punjab Governor Sardar Latif Khosa has said that Pakistan had given immunity to President and writing to the Swiss government would be tantamount to insulting the parliament, armed forces, and the nation as a whole.

Lahore to host conference to promote free trade with India
Pakistan's Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) will organize a conference on 'Pakistan-India Trade Potential' to promote free trade with India in Lahore on April 4.

Pak Punjab CM Shahbaz says Musharraf's cronies joining Imran's PTI party
Pakistan's Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has slammed the people joining the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf (PTI) party as cronies of former president General Pervez Musharraf.

Nawaz Sharif paid Rs2.5m, Shahbaz Rs5m in taxes in Pakistan
Nawaz Sharif paid 2.5 million rupees in taxes in 2010-11, while Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif paid five million rupees, according to records of the Federal Bureau of Revenue.

Shahbaz challenges Imran Khan saying he "declared my assets in 2007"
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has indirectly taunted Pakistan cricketer turned politician Imran Khan over his demand that all leaders of the ruling party should declare their assets, saying he had already done it way back in 2007 on return to Pakistan after exile.

MQM chief Altaf slams PML-N for badmouthing Zardari
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has slammed Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif for making derogatory remarks against President Asif Ali Zardari.

Pak ministers warn Sharif brothers against Zardari's character assassination
Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik, Information Minister Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan and Senator Babar Awan have warned the Sharif brothers to refrain from character assassination of the President Asif Ali Zardari, and said that he would quit only after the completion of his five-year term.

PML-N to Zardari: Resign, return looted Pak wealth or face public wrath
Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has called upon President Asif Ali Zardari to resign from his position and return looted national wealth.

Fair elections in Pak 'a distant dream' under President Zardari: Punjab CM
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that fair elections cannot be possible as long as Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari is the President of Pakistan.

Pakistan has become den of corruption, injustice: Shahbaz Sharif
Pakistan, which was created in the name of Islam, has become a den of corruption, swindling, injustice and the 'Qabza mafia', Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said.

Sharif brothers most popular politicians in Pakistan, Gilani in 'negative domain': Survey
Sharif brothers have emerged as the most popular political leaders in Pakistan in a survey.

Lahore HC directs top Pak politicians to submit worldwide assets' details
The Lahore High Court has issued notices to top Pakistani politicians on a writ petition seeking a verified list of their worldwide assets.

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