LONDON: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has announced to return to Pakistan after his wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz regains consciousness.
Addressing a press conference to give his reaction over Avenfield reference verdict, Nawaz Sharif said: “It is my desire to speak to Begum Kulsoom, who is my life partner for 45 years, before returning to Pakistan.”
Nawaz Sharif said he would utilize all the legal and constitutional rights against the verdict in Avenfield reference.
To a question about the return of Maryam Nawaz, Nawaz Sharif said she is more desperate to return to Pakistan.
Nawaz Sharif also ruled out seeking an asylum in London.
Nawaz vowed he would continue his struggle till vote is not given respect and people don’t get their right to govern.
Earlier, sources told Geo News that Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have decided to return to Pakistan immediately following Avenfield reference verdict.
Sources had informed that Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz would return to Pakistan on Sunday.
The central leadership of the PML-N has been apprised about the return of Nawaz and Maryam.
Sources added that decision to return to Pakistan has been made in the light of the judgement in Avenfield reference case.