Profile of Nawaz Sharif
Sharif was born in Lahore in 1949, two years after Pakistan became a sovereign state… According to the PML, he attended Government College Lahore and then earned a law degree from the Punjab University… His brother, Shahbaz Sharif, also served as chief minister of Punjab… A separate branch of the Pakistan Muslim League, PML-Q, was founded by Pervez Musharraf; Sharif’s group is often called PML-N… Sharif’s first term was interrupted from April 18-May 23 of 1993, when President Khan dissolved the National Assembly but then was overruled the Supreme Court. For this reason, some sources describe Sharif as having had three terms as prime minister rather than two… He is sometimes called Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif; Mian is a family title of nobility used in Punjab.
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