Nawaz refuses to disclose details of meeting with PM on caretaker setup

April 9, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said that he had held a meeting with Premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on caretaker setup ahead of the upcoming election.

The former prime minister, however, refused to disclose more details about his meeting with PM while talking informally to the media persons at an accountability court.

To a question, Nawaz said power outages were beyond understanding, adding that the demand for electricity had increased manifold.

When asked if he would visit former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar to inquire after his health, the former prime minister just smiled and didn’t answer the question.

He said that the “court verdict in the high-profile Panama Papers case caused a dent to the pace of progress in Pakistan”. He said that depreciation in the value of rupee was due to uncertainty in the country.

Replying to another question, Nawaz said that he would consult with lawyers on the proposal of live broadcast of accountability court proceedings.

INP