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Highways, motorways in Pak to be closed ahead of Sharif's arrival

Lahore: All national highways and motorway will remain closed ahead of Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz's arrival from London.

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As per media reports, the National Highways and Motorway Police have been directed to close all the major entry and exit routes, for preventive measure.


To keep the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supporters away from the two, containers have also been installed at various points across Lahore.

Apart from this, around 22 officials of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and 100 elite commandos will be deputed at Lahore's Allama Iqbal International Airport, where the father-daughter duo will arrive.

All the arrangement to shift the convicts in Adiala jail through helicopter have been completed and even the accountability court judge Muhammad Bashir has been asked to reach there on July 13.
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Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, are set to return back to Pakistan from London on July 13.

On July 6, Nawaz was sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment and a fine of eight million pounds was slapped on him in the Avenfield reference case, while Maryam was sentenced to seven years of jail and fined two million pounds, by the Accountability Court.


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