Mandate has been snatched from us: Nawaz Sharif from jail

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Lahore, July 26 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday that the mandate has been snatched from the people of the country.

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supremo made the remarks during a meeting with party leaders at Adiala jail in Rawalpindi.

Nawaz Sharif is currently completing his jail sentence after he was convicted by the accountability court in a case pertaining to the Sharif family’s Avenfield properties in London.

During the meeting, the three-time Prime Minister also rejected the results of the general election 2018, in which Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has taken a lead.

Despite the poor performance of PTI’s government in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Imran Khan was handed victory on a plate.

Sharif said that Khan no longer holds the same position that he did in 2013.

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Nawaz Sharif reiterated that he firmly adheres to his “respect for vote” stance, adding that he is standing for the restoration of civil supremacy.

–IANS

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