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Nawaz Sharif’s convoy leaves Islamabad for Lahore

Nawaz Sharif’s convoy leaves Islamabad for Lahore
August 09, 2017

ISLAMABAD, 09 August: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has left Islamabad in the form of a convoy on via GT Road to reach Lahore. Thousands of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders and workers are attending the caravan led by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Nawaz Sharif was seen-off by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Federal Minsters at Punjab House in Islamabad. While leaving for Lahore, Nawaz Sharif directed Federal Ministers to continue their complete cooperation with the newly elected Prime Minister.
While talking to media, Nawaz Sharif made it clear that Shahid Khaqan Abbasi would serve as PM till the upcoming general elections. He said that Shahbaz Sharif would continue his development projects as Chief Minister to make Punjab as model for other provinces.
PML-N sources said that Nawaz Sharif will travel in a bomb-proof container equipped with modern facilities having AC and rest rooms and separate compartments for drawing room and bedroom. He has been directed by the security personnel to not step out of his vehicle due to security concerns.
Amir Muqam led a rally of PML-N workers from Peshawar to Islamabad to join the massive caravan.
Small convoys of passionate PML-N supporters are also reaching the federal capital to express solidarity with their leader whereas camps have also been formed to welcome the rally.


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