Lahore [Pakistan], Feb 26 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's brother and Punjab Province Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif is likely to become the interim president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).
The Express Tribune quoted well-placed sources in the party asdisclosing that the party has called for a meeting of its Central Working Committee at the PML-N Secretariat here on Tuesday, where Shehbaz will be elected as the new interim party president.
A source further revealed that the party knows Nawaz won't be able to make a return after all this.
"So, the party is going ahead with its main candidate for party presidency even for the acting president slot," a source said.
Meanwhile, Nawaz Sharif fearful of losing PML-N candidates in 'horse-trading', is seeking an 'oath of allegiance' from Senate candidates given tickets by the party, but now contesting the elections as independents.
The PML-N is trying to get 'concrete' assurances from itsmembers who are contesting the upper house polls.