By Raza Ruman
(Pak Destiny) Cat is finally out of the bag. Shahbaz Sharif is out and Maryam Nawaz is in as party president in time to come.
Maryam spoke her mind out in an interview with News York Times.
She said there were people who thought she was “meant for a certain role” – leading the party.
Following her disclosure she faced a backlash within the party from Shahbaz camp and had to withdraw this portion of her interview.
“The statement that ‘the family decided that I should be leading the party’ is wrongly ascribed to me. There never has been any such decision. Nawaz Sharif is and Insha’Allah will be leading PML-N. I am not even an aspirant. Am happy to be working as [a party] worker,” she tweeted.
According to sources it was a planted interview Maryam planned after reports that Shahbaz building pressure within the party to make him PML-N president at the place of his elder brother.
“Maryam has come up with this idea only to counter Shahbaz Sharif way to the party president office,” a top PML-N leader told Pak Destiny. He said Maryam media team arranged the interview for the purpose.
He said it’s now Maryam versus Shahbaz for the office of the party president.
The PML-N said soon the infighting for the party leadership in the house of the Sharifs will be more intensified after Maryam’s wish.
It’s now turn of Shahbaz to outsmart Maryam. Let’s see. Pak Destiny