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Variant of sherif.
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(Islam) a variant transliteration of sherif
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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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Nawaz Sharif got done this thing by PPP and later he did not even bother to meet Asif Zardari and he even postponed the program of having a meal.
LAHORE -- Shahbaz Sharif along with family members on Sunday called on his elder brother and former premier Nawaz Sharif at Jati Umra residence and ate lunch together.
Islamabad -- PML-N president and opposition leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif has written a letter to Chief Secretary Punjab warning if Air conditioner from the room of Nawaz Sharif in jail is removed then kidneys of Nawaz Sharif could fail.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Friday said Prime Minister Imran Khan's government did not allow the mother and daughter of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to meet him even on the third day of Eid.
LAHORE -- National Assembly Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif will land in Pakistan on Sunday morning, said party spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb in a tweet late Thursday night.
LAHORE -- An accountability court on Tuesday summoned the opposition leader in National Assembly, Shehbaz Sharif, on June 13 in Ashiana-e-Iqbal housing scheme and Ramzan Sugar Mills cases.
LAHORE -- An accountability court was told on Saturday that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif would return to the country after Eidul Fitr.
LAHORE -- Members of Sharif family will be meeting former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in Kot Lakhtpat Jail today.
Shahbaz Gill has said that Nawaz Sharif did not avail all those medical facilities which were offered by Punjab government to him as his motive was not to get medical treatment but to escape from the country.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister of Information Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday commented that the use of the term 'bail' seems inappropriate for the "six-week-long leave" PML-N supreme leader Nawaz Sharif has been granted by the Supreme Court.
ISLAMABAD: Central Information Secretary of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Omar Sarfaraz Cheema on Saturday said the Sharif family had put all its focus on politicizing the ailment of Nawaz Sharif.
LAHORE -- Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supermo Nawaz Sharif has been shifted to Jinnah Hospital of Lahore from Kot Lakhpat jail owing to his illness, on Friday.