Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif also known as Shahbaz Sharif is a well known Pakistani politician. He is brother of Nawaz Sharif, former Prime Minister of Pakistan. He is President of Pakistan Muslim League (N).
Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif also known as Shahbaz Sharif is a well known Pakistani politician. He is brother of Nawaz Sharif, former Prime Minister of Pakistan. He is President of Pakistan Muslim League (N), and ex-Chief Minister of Punjab and ex-Member of Pakistan's National Assembly.
History and Background
He was considered a very strict administrator and good chief minister of Punjab but he also get criticism that he was a powerful chief minister of Punjab because his brother was Prime Minister of Pakistan.
He has credit of renewing Lahore and lot of development work in Punjab. Despite all controversies, Shahbaz Sharif is remembered as the best cheif minister any province in Pakistan ever had.
Mian Shahbaz Sharif’s first marriage with his cousin Begum Nusrat Shahbaz was contracted in 1973 with the approval of his father late Mian Muhammad Sharif. They have two sons, Hamza and Salman and three daughters. All of them but Salman are married. Begum Nusrat Shahbaz is a housewife.
Shahbaz Sharif's second marriage is with Aaliya Honey in 1993-94. At that time he was living in London. They have one daughter, Khadija. According some sources, many issues and legal requirements were not met in their divorce.
Shahbaz Sharif's third marrage is with Tehmina Durrani. This is the third marriage for both of them.
Now a days his stay is in London with his brother exiled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after coming from Saudi Arabia. Since then there have been speculations about their return to Pakistan.
He once tried coming back to Pakistan following High Court decision that he was free to come back whenever he wanted. On May 11, 2004 his plane landed at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore but he was arrested and again deported to Saudi Arabia within few hours.
He was once thought of as a strong future candidate for Prime Minister of Pakistan. As President of the Pakistan Muslim League (N), there is popular belief that he will emerge as Pakistan's Prime Minister if his brother permits it.