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Saturday Dec 02 2017

Javed Hashmi likely to meet Nawaz Sharif on Monday


ISLAMABAD: A meeting is expected to take place between former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and senior politician Javed Hashmi in the capital on December 4, it emerged on Saturday.

Hashmi, who was formerly associated with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, spoke to Geo News and revealed that since days he has been in contact with ‘friends from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’.

The former PTI leader stated that he came to know that there is a possibility of a meeting between him and the former prime minister, adding that Nawaz hasn’t directly approached him on the subject as of yet.

Sources close to Hashmi said that the meeting between the two leaders has been scheduled for Monday.

It was also claimed that Hashmi will make a formal announcement to join the PML-N.

According to sources, Hashmi is hopeful to contest from NA-149 (Multan).

On Sunday. Hashmi’s book titled ‘Zinda Tareekh’ will be published at a local hotel in Islamabad.

Hashmi, joined the PTI in 2011, after serving the PML-N for a long time. In 2014, he left the PTI after levelling serious allegations against party chairman Imran Khan.