ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif has taken notice of party leader Rana Mashhood’s statement.
Nawaz appeared before an accountability court in Islamabad today and was questioned outside the court premises by a reporter regarding his stance on Mashhood’s statement.
“Shehbaz has already taken notice of it ,” the former premier responded.
Further, the former premier referred to a verse by Ghalib and said, “’ġhālib’ hameñ na chheḌ ki phir josh-e-ashk se, baiThe haiñ ham tahayya-e-tūfāñ kiye hue.”
Nawaz also told the reporters, “I am in another state of mind and you are asking me political questions.”
On Tuesday, the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) aide and considered to be close to PML(N) president Shehbaz Sharif— Rana Mashhood claimed that the matters between the Sharif family and the establishment are resolved.
In an interview to a private television channel on Tuesday, the PML(N) aide also said that the establishment is disappointed that Shehbaz— who is the opposition leader in the National Assembly could not become the prime minister of Pakistan in recent elections held last July.
He further went on to claim that Shehbaz played a vital role in ending differences between military establishment and the embattled Sharif family, who are facing corruption cases.
Ex-Education Minister, Rana Mashhood also said that it is mutually agreed that the institutions will work within the parameter of constitution in accordance with the role assigned to them.
Erstwhile Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif took the reigns of PML(N), since his elder brother and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was disqualified from holding party and public office owing to corruption charges filed by National Accountability Board on the orders of Supreme Court of Pakistan.