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Nawaz Sharif never demanded NRO: Abbasi

Written by The Frontier Post

F.P. Report

MULTAN: Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday said Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif had never demanded a National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) and would not do so in the future.

Addressing a press conference in Multan, the senior PML-N leader maintained that Nawaz would continue his political struggle. “No corruption charges against him had been proven,” he commented.

Abbasi added that the deposed premier was being shifted to a hospital for treatment upon recommendations of the medical board.

The former premier also lauded the PML-N for bringing improvement in southern Punjab, adding that the former ruling party passed several resolutions for the region’s cause.

Abbasi also held the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led government responsible for the country’s stagnant economy and impeding progress.

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