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  Nawaz Sharif Summary
Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif (Urdu: میاں محمد نواز شریف) was born on December 25, 1949 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Sharif was born in Lahore, to a well-to-do Punjabi family,the son of Mian Mohammad Sharif, then the owner of a relatively modest cast-iron parts business who later became a prominent industrialist and later a joint owner of the Ittefaq Group of Industries.
Sharif served as finance minister of the province of the Punjab under the dispensation of General Zia, and was later the provincial (Punjab) chief minister.
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  JI: Case Against Nawaz Sharif   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Qazi Hussain Ahmad was facing a case of contempt of court, because referring to the long delay he said: "If he has failed to avail justice even as a leader of a prominent party, what could a common citizen expect." The case is before the court since 4 years and yet to be heard.
In his affidavit, Mian Nawaz Sharif stated that the advertisement in the newspapers was not given by him or his party.
But Nawaz Sharif is not asked to appear before the court.
www.jamaat.org /qa/case.html   (202 words)

 Pakistan - Nawaz Sharif
Nawaz Sharif, born in Lahore in 1949, belongs to a postindependence generation of politicians.
Nawaz Sharif and his predecessors, Junejo and Benazir, came to power under a constitutional framework in which, under the controversial Eighth Amendment introduced by Zia, the president was empowered to dissolve the parliament and dismiss the government.
Nawaz Sharif held to his conviction that the solution to Pakistan's political problems was free-market reform and economic growth, so he liberalized foreign-exchange regulations and denationalized public-sector industrial enterprises and financial institutions.
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 BBC News | SOUTH ASIA | Profile: Nawaz Sharif
The departure of Nawaz Sharif into exile in Saudi Arabia is the latest extraordinary twist in the career of a man who had been one of Pakistan's most powerful politicians.
Nawaz Sharif was born into the family of a prominent Lahore industrialist in 1949.
Mr Sharif's overthrow by General Musharraf in a bloodless coup showed how dangerous it was for any politician to attempt to curtail its influence.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/south_asia/472836.stm   (587 words)

 Nawaz Sharif - Information from Reference.com
Nawaz Sharif was educated at Saint Anthony’s High School and Government College Lahore, and received a law degree from University of the Punjab.
Nawaz Sharif began his first term as Chief Minister of the province Punjab on April 9, 1985 under the Martial Law Regime of General Zia-ul-Haq, who was his political mentor.
Sharif was convicted in absentia of hijacking and terrorism after he blocked Pervez Musharraf from landing his plane anywhere in Pakistan, in lieu of dismissing him from his COAS post.
www.reference.com /search?q=Nawaz+Sharif   (1898 words)

 Bambooweb: Nawaz Sharif
Sharif was born in Lahore, the son of Mian Mohammad Sharif, then the owner of a modest cast-iron parts business who later became a prominent industrialist.
Sharif was removed from office on July 18, 1993, having been accused of corruption, by President Ghulam Ishaq Khan, who replaced him with caretaker Prime Minister Moin Qureshi, succeeded shortly thereafter by Benazir Bhutto, who was elected to office on October 19, 1993.
Sharif was thrown in prison and tried by Pakistan's Anti-Terrorism Courts, which sentenced him to several life sentences for corruption, hijacking, tax evasion, embezzlement, and terrorism in 2000.
www.bambooweb.com /articles/n/a/Nawaz_Sharif.html   (850 words)

 Pakistan Nawaz Sharif
Nawaz Sharif, born in Lahore in 1949, belongs to a postindependence generation of politicians.
Nawaz Sharif and his predecessors, Junejo and Benazir, came to power under a constitutional framework in which, under the controversial Eighth Amendment introduced by Zia, the president was empowered to dissolve the parliament and dismiss the government.
Nawaz Sharif held to his conviction that the solution to Pakistan's political problems was free-market reform and economic growth, so he liberalized foreign-exchange regulations and denationalized public-sector industrial enterprises and financial institutions.
www.country-studies.com /pakistan/nawaz-sharif.html   (2020 words)

 Nawaz Sharif
Sharif wins the election and while he does not introduce a hard-line Islamic government, his rule is more amenable to bin Laden’s interests than Bhutto’s had been.
Sharif claims that shortly after becoming prime minister, army chief of staff Gen. Aslam Beg and ISI director Gen. Asad Durrani present him with a plan to sell heroin through third parties to pay for covert operations that are no longer funded by the CIA, now that the Afghan war is over.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ties to use the commando team to protect himself during the coup, but the team dissolves rather than fight on what they judge to be the losing side.
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 Pakistan Times | Top Story: Pakistan's ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Saddened by Woolmer’s Death
Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday expressed his deep sorrow over the death of Pakistan Cricket team coach Bob Woolmer.
Nawaz Sharif, a keen cricketer himself, considered Woolmer to be an excellent cricket coach and a thorough professional whose involvement and commitment in the betterment of Pakistan cricket seems to have been deep as the defeat against Ireland may have been too much for him to bear.
Sources said that Mian Nawaz Sharif has received some strong signals from PPP quarters that the ex-Premier Ms Benazir Bhutto may be available for the APC if it is delayed for some time.
www.pakistantimes.net /2007/03/20/top6.htm   (426 words)

 Nawaz in a Whirlpool
Sharif has fallen out with the Awami National Party (ANP) in the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM, formerly known as the Mohajir Qaumi Movement) in Sindh, both of which stood by him during his days in the opposition and contributed to his electoral success in 1997 in their provinces.
Sharif to appoint him concurrently as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee for a period of three years, thereby breaking with the past tradition of rotating this post among the Chiefs of the three wings of the armed forces.
Sharif has been from Washington D.C. The USA, which dislikes and distrusts Gen. Musharraf because of the past suspicions of his proximity to the narcotics barons, Osama, the HUM and the Taliban, wants Mr.Sharif to continue in power and to prevent any coup by Gen. Musharraf.
www.saag.org /papers/paper85.html   (1349 words)

 Interview - Hamza Sharif
Shahbaz Sharif's point of view is very clear: Nawaz Sharif is his elder brother and like a father to him.
Nawaz Sharif was not a big political figure at the time that his father was an industrialist.
By grooming their sons, the Sharifs are perpetuating an unfortunate political tradition that allows families to maintain a hold over national politics.
www.newsline.com.pk /NewsJun2004/interviewjun.htm   (1174 words)

 Musings of a modern guy
Nawaz Sharif was the Prime Minister in 1999 when he attempted to prevent the plane carrying the Army Chief, General Musharraf, from landing in Pakistan.
Soon, Nawaz Sharif was in jail, threatened with a number of cases and sentenced to life in prison.
In a deal brokered by the Saudis and the Lebanese Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif along with brother was taken from the jail, and sent to exile in Saudi Arabia for a period of 10 years in lieu of their prison sentence.
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 Biography of Nawaz Sharif
Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was born in Lahore on December 25, 1949.
Nawaz Sharif was again elected as Chief Minister after the 1988 general elections.
On November 6, 1990, Nawaz Sharif was sworn-in as Prime Minister of the country, after his alliance, I. won the October 1990 elections.
www.pmln.org.pk /profile.php   (486 words)

 Nawaz Sharif News - The New York Times
Nawaz Sharif, the leader of the Pakistan Muslim League, was the country's prime minister for nine years before Gen. Pervez Musharraf ousted him in a bloodless coup in 1999.
Nawaz Sharif, the deposed prime minister of Pakistan, has been pardoned from his life sentence in prison and exiled with his family to Saudi Arabia, Pakistan's year-old military government announced today.
Nawaz Sharif, ousted as Pakistan's prime minister in a military coup in October, was convicted today of hijacking a commercial airliner, sentenced to life imprisonment rather than death and ordered to forfeit all his personal property.
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 Pakistan News Service - PakTribune
Nawaz Sharif had engaged Mr Wajpayee into peace mechanism that was extremely diplomatic and it smelled respect for both India and Pakistan.Nawaz and Vajpayee were talking good will never seen in south Asia since Intezar peace diplomacy started by Mr Nehru and Iskander Mirza in 1957.
Nawaz Sharif is now giving statements which reflect his more dignified and respectful ascertion of Paskistan's self respect and embracing all powerful and America with just due respect and no selling of the nation.
Nawaz stayed faithful and respectful to A.Q Khan's services to tally positively with nation's agreements and nods of approval on that moment of nation's security, which was to be celebrated with truimphant jubiliation that made Pakistan stayed put on its national security.
www.paktribune.com /news/index.shtml?175011   (0 words)

 Nawaz Sharif can return: Pak SC -Pakistan-World-The Times of India
Islamabad: Former Premier Nawaz Sharif was on Thursday allowed by Supreme court to return to Pakistan after seven years in exile in Saudi Arabia, in yet another setback for embattled President Pervez Musharraf.
Sharif, his brother and his family members were sent in exile to Saudia Arabia one year after he was ousted by the Army Chief General Pervez Musharraf in a military coup in October 1999.
Sharif was arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of hijacking, tax evasion and treason after Musharraf took power.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /Nawaz_Sharif_can_return_Pak_SC_/articleshow/2305169.cms   (913 words)

 AKI - Adnkronos international Pakistan: Court orders arrest of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's brother
The Sharif brothers were exiled after a 1999 military coup led by Pakistan's president General Pervez Musharraf ousted Nawaz Sharif from power.
Shahbaz Sharif denied that he ordered extra-judicial killings of five people when he was in power in the 1990s.
Nawaz Sharif, the former prime minister, was sentenced to life in prison for offences including tax evasion and treason before he went into exile following the 1999 coup.
www.adnkronos.com /AKI/English/Politics/?id=1.0.1283504459   (531 words)

 Can Gen. Musharraf be relied upon
Nawaz Sharif, who was otherwise keen to clip the wings of the army and tighten his control over it, removed the army chief and appointed his most loyal officer, Lt. Gen.
So when Vajpayee and Sharif were busy preparing for the Lahore meet, Gen. Musharraf was ferrying troops to Gilgit and discussing war games with his generals to capture Kargil through stealth in order to cut off Ladakh and Siachin from the valley.
Musharraf convinced the Army that it was Sharif who emerged as traitor to the cause of Pakistan by yielding to the American pressure and he must be thrown out.
www.jammu-kashmir.com /insights/insight20011101a.html   (1924 words)

 Nawaz Sharif faces possible death sentence in Pakistan court
Ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif was dragged before one of the country's notorious anti-terrorism courts in Karachi last Friday for a fifth time in eight days.
He alleges that Sharif ordered his plane returning from an official visit to Sri Lanka to be diverted from Karachi airport to Nawabshah airport in southern Sindh in order to facilitate his arrest.
Sharif and his co-defenders were brought to court last Friday in armoured vehicles under tight security.
www.wsws.org /articles/1999/dec1999/pak-d03.shtml   (1143 words)

 Jinnah’s Pakistan, military rule irreconcilable: Nawaz   (Site not responding. Last check: )
LONDON: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif here on Sunday regretted that even on the 130th birthday of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah (today), all pillars of Quaid's political and democratic philosophy remain badly crushed under the weight of authoritarianism and dictatorship and the survival of the country is also at risk.
However, a determined Nawaz vowed that in accordance with the Quiad-e-Azam’s vision of Pakistan, one day he would bring the country back to the path to freedom and democracy by getting rid of military dictators.
Nawaz said that “today more than ever before it is necessary to refresh the philosophy of the Quaid in our minds” and follow it as the country remained without democracy and in the grip of dictatorship.
www.thenews.com.pk /print1.asp?id=36855   (429 words)

 Kargil Debacle: Musharraf's Time Bomb, Waiting to Explode
Nawaz Sharif sounded quite aggressive and threatening in his latest interview when he made it clear that whenever he regains power, he would not spare those who staged Kargil.
Nawaz genuinely complained to Musharraf as to why was he not told earlier that this kind of military activity on Kargil could lead to a war like situation with India, Shujaat continued.
Nisar said Nawaz and his team were told by military leadership only what was needed according to their requirements and perception.
www.satribune.antisystemic.org /www.satribune.com/archives/august04/P1_rauf.htm   (1707 words)

 Pakistan (10/06)
Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, as leader of the PML, the most prominent party in the IJI, was elected prime minister by the National Assembly.
The unfavorable circumstances surrounding PPP rule--the imperative of preserving a coalition government, the formidable opposition of Nawaz Sharif's PML/N (Pakistani Muslim League-Nawaz) movement, and the insecure provincial administrations--presented significant difficulties for the government of Prime Minister Bhutto.
The Sharif government engaged in a protracted dispute with the judiciary, culminating in the storming of the Supreme Court by ruling party loyalists and the engineered dismissal of the Chief Justice and the resignation of President Leghari in December 1997.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3453.htm   (8729 words)

 The Hindu : 'Nawaz Sharif was kept in dingy cell'
Sharif pensively gazing out of his prison cell that had a small bed and a chair and a poorly kept attached toilet.
Sharif's son, Hasan Nawaz, told the BBC in an interview that the tapes, which were secretly shot, reflected the "true colours of the military Government''.
Sharif was taken care of and provided adequate facilities, the deposed Prime Minister was kept in a dingy cell even before he was formally charged with hijacking the plane that carried Gen. Musharraf from Colombo.
www.hinduonnet.com /2002/09/24/stories/2002092405761200.htm   (316 words)

 Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif Leaves U.S. Empty-Handed But Successfully Faces Down Military Commander
Nawaz Sharif was aware of the fact that the number one issue for the elite Pakistani gathering he was addressing at the New York Hilton was the acute economic crisis facing Pakistan.
Jehangir Karamat, Pakistan’s army chief of staff, in a forceful Oct. 5 speech, strongly criticized the Nawaz Sharif government for its failures and asked that military personnel be included in policymaking and in the administration of the country.
Mian Nawaz Sharif, enjoying a clear majority in the National Assembly in spite of the economic worries surrounding his administration, has an opportunity to turn the tide to the benefit of the nation.
www.wrmea.com /backissues/1298/9812052.html   (1709 words)

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