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I have nothing to do with Reham Khan’s book: Shehbaz Sharif




Former Punjab Chief Minister (CM) and President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) trashed PTI loyalist Hamza Ali Abbasi’s claims that he funded Reham Khan’s upcoming autobiography.

In an interview on Pakistani news channel Geo News with Saleem Safi, Sharif denied allegations of lending any form of support to Reham Khan for her upcoming book which has stirred controversy.

“I am neither behind Reham’s book nor gave her a single penny for it directly or indirectly,” he said.

He further said “Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has alleged that I am behind Reham’s book but I give no value to his allegation.”

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Sharif further clarified that has has only met Imran Khan’s ex-wife one time in his entire life and that too for an interview during the 2014 sit-ins.

“I only met her once when she interviewed me during the 2014 sit-ins and never after that,” the former Punjab chief minister said.

Speaking about the allegations levelled against him by the PTI chairman, Shehbaz said, “Khan Sb said I gave Rs27 billion to Reham for the book through an alleged front man Javed Sadiq.”

The PML-N president also said that his party has chosen him to lead the country as Prime Minister if his party wins the upcoming elections scheduled to be held on July 25.


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