13 Pakistani deaths traced to cough syrup

SHAHDRA, Pakistan, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Officials in Pakistan's Punjab province banned Tyno cough syrup Monday following the deaths of 13 people in Lahore who ingested the liquid.

Excessive ingredient blamed in drug deaths

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- An excessive amount of an anti-malaria ingredient in a drug given to Pakistani heart patients caused deaths, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said.

Pakistan heart patient death toll rises

LAHORE, Pakistan, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Dozens of heart patients in Lahore, Pakistan, have died in recent weeks, allegedly after being administered drugs suspected to be faulty, officials said.

Dengue fever hits Pakistan province

LAHORE, Pakistan, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- The death toll from dengue fever in the Pakistani province of Punjab has reached 15, with nearly 4,000 people suffering from the virus, authorities said.
U.S. wants national freed by Pakistan

U.S. wants national freed by Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Conflicting reports appeared in some Pakistani media on whether the government had accepted diplomatic immunity for an American held in the deaths of two men.
Commission will investigate Pakistan floods

Commission will investigate Pakistan floods

LAHORE, Pakistan, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- A judicial commission will attempt to find out why dikes failed in flooding in Pakistan, an official said.

10 Taliban casualties in Pakistan clashes

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 3 (UPI) -- Fighting during Pakistani military operations in the Orakzai Agency left 10 suspected militants dead, government officials announced Saturday.

High court lifts political ban on Sharifs

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, May 26 (UPI) -- Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is now free to run for Parliament and hold public office, the country's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Pakistan minister restored to eligibility

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 31 (UPI) -- Shahbaz Sharif can return to his post as chief minister of the Pakistani province of Punjab, the nation's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Protests in Pakistan continue

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Protests against a court ruling banning former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother from holding office entered a third day Saturday.
Court bars Pakistan opposition leader

Court bars Pakistan opposition leader

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Former Pakistani Prime Minister and opposition leader Nawaz Sharif can no longer hold elected office, the country's Supreme Court says.

Pakistani opposition leader acquitted

LAHORE, Pakistan, March 1 (UPI) -- Shahbaz Sharif, a Pakistani opposition leader and brother of a former prime minister, has been acquitted in the deaths of five youths, a published report said.

Pakistan plans to arrest ex-PM

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Official Pakistani government sources said the country is planning to arrest former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother.

Ousted minister seeks return to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Corruption charges against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif may be reconsidered in Pakistan even as he seeks to return from exile in London.

Pakistan leader returns to exile

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, May 11 (UPI) -- An exiled Pakistani leader arrived in Saudi Arabia late Tuesday after being deported from his home nation.
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Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif (Punjabi, Urdu: میاں محمد شہاز شریف, born 1950) is a well-known Pakistani politician and currently President of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) (PML-N). He is the brother of Nawaz Sharif, former Prime Minister of Pakistan. He is the chief minister of Pakistan's most populous province Punjab since 2008. Previously, he held this position from 1997 to 1999, when Pervez Musharraf took control of Pakistan in a military coup. He, along with his entire family, was forced into exile until his return to Pakistan in late 2007.

Mian Shahbaz Sharif is the second son of a Kashmiri, named Mian Muhammad Sharif. He is a joint owner of Ittefaq Group. He played a vital role in the success of Ittefaq Group. Shahbaz Sharif's first marriage was with his cousin Nusrat Shahbaz (نصرت شہباز) in 1973, with the approval of his father, the late Mian Muhammad Sharif. They have two sons Hamza Shahbaz and Salman, and three daughters. Hamza Shahbaz is in politics and is a member of the National Assembly. Salman Shahbaz, educated at college, concentrates mainly on business. Shahbaz Sharif's second marriage was with Aaliya Honey (عالیہ ہنی) in 1993-94. They have one daughter, Khadija. He divorced her while in exile in Saudi Arabia. It is claimed that Shahbaz Sharif has a third marriage with Tehmina Durrani but he never publicly admitted it. This is the third marriage for both of them.

He was considered a strict and demanding administrator as the chief minister of Punjab. He received some criticism because he took charge of the office when his brother was the Prime Minister of Pakistan He was ousted along with his brother in the 1999 military coup, which brought Pervez Musharraf to power. He had been a notorious chief minister due to his strict administration.

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