RAWALPINDI - Family members, friends, former ministers and political leaders on Thursday visited Adiala Jail and met deposed premier Mian Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, Capt (r) Safdar and Hanif Abbasi.

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Umer Farooq, former MPA and a close aide of former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan also met Sharif and other jailed leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz.

Tight security arrangements were made inside and outside the jail to avoid any untoward incident.

The family members, officer bearers of the PML-N and former ministers arrived in Adiala Jail and had meetings with Mian Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz Sharif. The meeting was arranged in conference hall adjacent to office of Jail Superintendent Saeed Ullah Gondal.

Those who met Sharif and his daughter included Mian Waheed Alam (MNA), Mian Aftab (MPA), Mian Abdul Razzaq (MPA), Sumera Komal, Syed Azmat Shah, Hamza Butt, Fozia Ayub Qureshi (MPA), Azad Ali Tabassum (former MPA), Riaz-ul-Haq (MNA), Haji Talat, Nasir Ch, Qamer Riaz (Coordinator PML-N UK), Iftikhar Chachar (MPA Okara) ,Kabir Khan, Imran Khalid Butt (MPA), Sulman Khalid Butt,  Waheed Khalid Butt, Zubeda Apa, Nuzhat Sadiaq (Senator), Khurram Dastageer (former MNA), Razi Ghazali, Ch Ajmal (President PML-N Italy), Malik Riaz (MNA), Javed Hashmi, MPA Hina Butt, Abdul Rauf, Safder Laghari,  Kashif Perverz, Peer Farooq-ul-Haq,  Zubair Gul, Ashraf Waraich, Iqbal Chanar (former minister), Sajjad Haider Gujar, Sajid Shah, Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami, Idrees Jami, Rana Tanveer (MNA), Sania Ashiq (MPA), Maleeha Jabbar, Danyal Aziz (MNA), Kareem Yousaf (MNA), Sultan Ali, Rana Afzal (former MNA), Najma Afzal (former MPA), Pervez Rasheed (former federal minister), Rana Mashood (MPA), Khawaja Asif (MNA), Javed Chaudary (anchor),Tariq Fatimi, Ch Tanveer Ali Khan (Senator), Ahmed Khan (former spokesperson Punjab government), Saira Afzal Tarar, Usama Ch, Malik Ejaz (fomer MNA), Chaudhry Hamid Hameed (MNA), Zulfiqar (former MPA), Saima Jabbar, Peer Afzal Bodla (former MNA), Ismail Butt, Ayyub Qureshi, Tariq Fazal Ch (former MNA), Maiza Hameed Gujjar (MNA), Lt Gen (R) Abdul Qayyum (Senator), Dr Darshan (former MNA) and Ashok Kumar.

Talking to media men outside the Adiala Jail, former federal minister for information Pervaiz Rasheed said that their votes for the slots of prime minister and president were complete. “All our voters had voted for the PPP and PML-N during the presidential election,” he said. He said that he would talk on the visit of the US Secretary of State after studying newspapers and facts.

The jail authorities allowed the visitors to go inside the jail only after thorough search. Special traffic plan was made for smooth traffic flow on the occasion by CTO Muhammad Bin Ashraf.