The big update that is coming straight from London with respect to the general election in Pakistan is that former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif will return to Pakistan after more than four years after ending his self-imposed exile. On Tuesday, September 12, 2023, the younger brother of Nawaz Sharif and former prime minister Shehbaz Sharif announced, “his brother will return to Pakistan on October 21”. This major decision was announced after a meeting of the PML-N’s top leadership held in London and chaired by Nawaz Sharif who is the party founder and chief of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz. Notably, Nawaz’s younger brother earlier said that Nawaz will be the next PM if their party wins the general elections.
Who is Shehbaz Sharif?
Shehbaz Sharif is the former prime minister of Pakistan. He served as the 23rd PM of the country. Shehbaz Sharif was in office for more than one year from April 2022 to August 2023 after PTI leader Imran Khan was ousted from power following a no-confidence motion. Currently, Shehbaz Sharif is serving as the president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz. In his career, Shehbaz Sharif also has served three times as the CM of Punjab. Continue reading this article and read more about Shehbaz Sharif.
He hails from a Punjabi-speaking Kashmiri family. Shehbaz was born in Lahore on September 23, 1951. Not to mention, he is the younger brother of Nawaz Sharif who served three times as the prime minister of Pakistan. His father is from Kashmir’s Anantnag which lies in India and his mother is from Pulwama. During the 1947 partition, his parents shifted to Pakistan. Do you know how many wives Shehbaz Sharif has? The former Prime Minister of Pakistan married as many as five times. Currently, he has two wives, Tehmina and Nusrat. Let’s discuss Shehbaz Sharif’s wives and marriages in detail in the further section.
Shehbaz Sharif’s Early Life
He tied the knot to his cousin Nusrat Shehbaz in 1973. Nusrat and Shehbaz share five children, three daughters and two sons. Shehbaz also has a daughter from his ex-wife Alia. In 2003, Shehbaz Sharif got married to his second wife Tehmina Durrani. Talking about his education, he used to go to Lahore’s Government College University where he gained his bachelor’s degree in Arts. He joined the Ittefaq group in 1985 after his graduation and became the president of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Shehbaz Sharif stepped into politics in 1988 when he was elected as a Punjab Assembly member.