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Ousted Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif leaves for Saudi Arabia amid reports of ‘deal’ with military

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif today left for Saudi Arabia amid reports of a “deal” between the embattled Sharif family and the powerful military establishment. Sharif left for Saudi Arabia on a Saudi Airlines flight this evening. On his arrival he is scheduled to meet King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman to discuss what the ruling PML-N said are “important matters”. Opposition leader in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Shah objected to the Sharifs’ Saudi visit. Opposition parties say that since the Sharif family is facing multiple cases in courts and political challenges it needs its friends…

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