ISLAMABAD: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said on Monday that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif still has a chance to become the premier yet again.
Speaking to media personnel, the law minister said that PML-N would request the Supreme Court to grant the review petition the status of an appeal.
“Nawaz Sharif can come to power if a stay order is obtained on the decision of the larger bench,” he said.
Regarding Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Rana Sana said that he had the right to contest the elections as the chief minister.
“The law allows him to do that,” he said.
PML-N has nominated Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the interim prime minister candidate after disqualification of Sharif.
Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has been nominated by the party to be its candidate for the full time prime minister’s position.
Story first published: 31st July 2017