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Variant of sherif.


(Islam) a variant transliteration of sherif




1. a governor of Mecca descended from Muhammad.
2. an Arab chief, prince, or ruler.
[1590–1600; < Arabic sharīf exalted (person)]
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Terming the report as unfounded, he said Nawaz Sharif is visiting Saudi Arabia due to his longstanding relations with the Saudi royal family as well as the head of the ruling party, a press release issued here on Sunday said.
LAHORE -- National Security Adviser retired Lt Gen Nasser Khan Janjua met former premier Nawaz Sharif on Thursday first time after the latter's disqualification in the Panama Papers case in July.
Islamabad -- Newly elected permanent President of PML (N) Shahbaz Sharif would likely to make major reforms in Party.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Tuesday elected Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif as the party's new Nawaz Sharif.
Asghar Ali Chaudhry, a 70-year-old party worker from Shakaragrh, was sitting outside the Convention Centre calling people to ensure he would not be stopped from entering the hall where it would be announced that Mian Shahbaz Sharif was the new party president.
LAHORE -- Pakistan Muslim League-N parliamentarians and central leaders Tuesday congratulated Chief Minister Punjab Mohammad Shehbaz Sharif on his unopposed appointment as president of the PML-N.
Islamabad -- Newly elected party president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shahbaz Sharif in his first address after taking command of the party at a crowded hall of Convention Center here said that Nawaz Sharif was the leader and life Quaid of the PML-N adding 'no one can replace Nawaz Sharif as leader of PMLN'.
ISLAMABAD -- Though the elevation of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif as acting president of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has rekindled the hope of estranged Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan taking a vibrant role in the party, yet former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's strong position against him may seal his fate in the party.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Saturday chastised the bureaucracy alleging they had been serving only the Sharif family's agenda.
Opposition leader in the Senate Aitzaz Ahsan sees an escalating rift between former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his younger brother, Shehbaz, claiming that the elder Sharif has dashed to Saudi Arabia to impede the political rise of Punjab Chief Minister.
ISLAMABAD, Dec 21 (APP):Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan here on Thursday said Nawaz Sharif was the most popular politician of the country and his decisions would prevail in Pakistan Muslim League(N).
Pakistan's deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during a meeting with aides and senior members of his party in Government Guest House in Islamabad on Thursday.