LAHORE: Five members of Hamza Shehbaz’s family departed for London on Saturday, boarding a Pakistan International Airlines flight days after Chief Minister Punjab’s son left for abroad.
According to airport sources, those going to London include Hamza Shehbaz’s sister, children and wife.
CM Punjab’s other son Suleman Shehbaz and Ishaq Dar’s daughter-in-law also accompanied the group, the sources further said.
Hamza Shehbaz Sharif, left for London on August 22 ahead of the NA-120 by-election in Lahore. Hamza had informed the party’s local leadership that he would monitor the NA-120 by-election campaign from abroad, further adding that the party workers should leave no stone unturned in ensuring victory in the upcoming by-poll.
Earlier reports suggested the PML-N chief removed his nephew as in-charge of NA-120 election campaign. According to sources, Nawaz had called a meeting in Jati Umrah where he asked federal minister Pervaiz Malik to take over as in-charge of the election campaign for his wife, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.