Former Punjab chief minister Hamza Shehbaz and US Consul General in Lahore Kristin K. Hawkins on Friday exchanged views on the country’s political situation.
Ms Hawkins called on the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) stalwart. On the occasion, both Hamza Shehbaz and Ms Hawkins discussed the matters in line with the country’s economy and elections.
Hamza Shehbaz expressed wishes for the newly-appointed US consul general.
Underscoring the importance of relations between Pakistan and the United States, Hamza Shehbaz said: “The stronger ties are vital and in the interest of Pakistan and the US."
سابق وزیراعلی پنجاب حمزہ شہباز شریف سے نئی امریکی قونصل جنرل کرسٹین کے ہاکنز کی ملاقات— PMLN (@pmln_org) September 22, 2023
ملاقات میں ملکی سیاسی صورتحال، معیشت، انتخابات سمیت دیگر باہمی دلچسپی کے امور پر تبادلہ خیال
سابق وزیراعلی پنجاب کا نئی امریکی قونصل جنرل کے لئے نیک خواہشات کا اظہار
پاک امریکہ تعلقات میں… pic.twitter.com/iCgpTOpQRl
– Maryam Nawaz says no alterations in Nawaz Sharif's return –
Separately today, Ms Nawaz that there were no alterations in former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s return plans.
Speaking to Samaa TV exclusively in London, Ms Nawaz said: “The preparations to welcome Nawaz Sharif to the country are going on with great verve. We will give a great response to those who are doing propaganda regarding Nawaz Sharif’s return.”
Earlier on Thursday, Ms Nawaz headed to London along with her younger daughter.
Few days back, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chief Organiser Maryam Nawaz said on Thursday that the country’s problems will be addressed under the able leadership of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
Ms. Nawaz addressed the party's former lawmakers and ticketholders. She lavished praise on PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif, saying, "The country’s son [Nawaz Sharif] is once again coming to take the country out of the crisis."
"Nawaz Sharif is not returning for the sake of his own relief, but rather coming to address the masses’ problems," Ms Nawaz added.