Islamabad, July 13: Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam, who were sentenced for long jail terms in a graft case, landed in Pakistan's Lahore on Friday. According to reports by ARY News, Etihad Airways flight carrying Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz to Pakistan was expected to be diverted to Islamabad from Lahore.
Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz had reached Abu Dhabi earlier today while they were on their way to Lahore from London. According to reports, Sharif’s flight EY243 from Abu Dhabi to Lahore was delayed by two hours and will now land at Allama Iqbal Airport at 08:00 pm. The plane was earlier scheduled to reach at 06:15 pm.
Etihad Airways flight carrying Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz to Pakistan is expected to be diverted to Islamabad from Lahore: ARY News
— ANI (@ANI) July 13, 2018
Ahead of his arrival in Pakistan, Sharif released a video asking people to support him in his struggle which he said he is waging for the future of coming generations. The Lahore police have increased the number of the security personnel from 2,500 to 10,000 to maintain law and order and to cope with any untoward situation in the provincial metropolis on Friday.