Sharif family

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Sharif Family
Current regionLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Place of originJati Umra, Punjab Province, British India
MembersMuhammad Sharif
Nawaz Sharif
Shahbaz Sharif
Kalsoom Nawaz
Tehmina Durrani
Hamza Shahbaz
Maryam Nawaz
Abbas Sharif
Hussain Nawaz
Hassan Sharif
TraditionsSunni Muslims
Estate(s)Ittefaq Group

The Sharif family (Urdu: شریف خاندان‎) is a political family of Pakistan, based in the city of Lahore in province of Punjab, Pakistan. Along with the Bhutto family, the family has dominated for much of Pakistan's political history since 1983, and is one of Pakistan's most powerful political families. The family is of Kashmiri origin, settled in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan and uses the title of Mian.[1] Muhammad Sharif, the father of former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, migrated from Jati Umra, Amritsar, India, after the creation of Pakistan in 1947. He was a businessman who founded the Ittefaq Group in 1939 in Lahore.[2]

Family members[edit]

First Generation
  • Muhammad Sharif,father of Nawaz sharif
    • Shamim Akhtar, wife of Muhammad Sharif and mother of Nawaz Sharif , Shahbaz Sharif and Abbas Sharif[3].She died on 22 November 2020.
Second Generation
Third Generation

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Wealth[edit]

The Sharif family owns Ittefaq Group, a multimillion-dollar steel conglomerate, as well as the residential places Raiwind Palace and Sharif Medical City and the Hudaibiya Paper Mills. The village Jati Umrah in Lahore, is also partially owned by the Sharif family.[13]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sharif Family". GlobalSecurity.org. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  2. ^ Staff Report (31 October 2004). "Mian Sharif: businessman, kingmaker and philanthropist". Daily Times. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  3. ^ "Sharifs seek NAB cases quashed". Dawn. Herald. 18 October 2011. Retrieved 5 April 2013.
  4. ^ a b c "Kulsoom vows to return in a few days". The News International. 11 September 2007. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  5. ^ "Nawaz Sharif's brother passes away". The Express Tribune. 11 January 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
  6. ^ Taseer, Sherbano (30 March 2012). "The Rebirth of Maryam Nawaz Sharif". Newsweek Pakistan. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  7. ^ Taseer, Sherbano. "The rebirth of Maryam Nawaz Sharif". The Nation. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  8. ^ Asad, Malik (21 October 2012). "Bakery tortures of employee: CM's son-in-law sent on judicial remand". Daily Times. Retrieved 23 October 2012.
  9. ^ Asad, Malik (8 September 2012). "Court orders newspaper ad for Hamza appearance". Daily Times. Retrieved 23 October 2012.
  10. ^ Bilal, Rana (28 October 2019). "Suleman Shahbaz declared proclaimed offender in money laundering case". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 1 November 2019.
  11. ^ "Redc Lums". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 1 November 2019.
  12. ^ https://nation.com.pk/21-Jan-2016/kalsoom-nawaz-brother-passes-away
  13. ^ Baker, Raymond (2005). Capitalism's Achilles heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-market System. John Wiley and Sons. pp. 82–83. ISBN 978-0-471-64488-0. Retrieved 4 September 2012.

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