Nawaz Sharif to arrive in Karachi today

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KARACHI: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to travel to Karachi for a two-day visit today (Thursday).

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief is also expected to address party members, lawyers, traders and civil society members during his visit.
Nawaz, who was disqualified as prime minister by the Supreme Court in a landmark verdict on July 28, is travelling to Karachi for the first time since his disqualification.
PML-N leaders will receive their party head at the Old Terminal of the Jinnah International Airport, Karachi.
The PML-N chief will chair a session of PML-N’s provincial executive committee at a local hotel in the afternoon.
After the meeting, Nawaz will visit the construction site of Green Line Bus project and review its progress.
Moreover, Nawaz will also address a gathering of traders and industrialists at a local hotel at night.
On Friday, the former prime minister will participate in a seminar on future of democracy in Pakistan. Others attending the seminar include Balochistan-based senior politicians Mahmood Khan Achakzai and Mir Hasil Bizenjo, among others.
Nawaz will meet a delegation of Pakistan Bengali Association Friday evening, and also address a gathering of lawyers.

Interestingly, Nawaz is expected to appear on Friday before the accountability court Islamabad hearing corruption cases against him.