In April, the Supreme Court, in a landmark judgement, declared Sharif ineligible to hold public office for life, ending the political future of the three-time premier ahead of this year's general elections.
Fearing that Sharifs reamarks could damage the party and marr their electoral fortunes, many lawmakers of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) during a parliamentary committee meeting, complained to Nawaz Sharifs younger brother and party chief Shahbaz, also the Chief Minister of Pakistans Punjab province. Another topic of the discussion for the meeting is said to be Nawaz Sharif's Controversial Statements.
Meanwhile, Mr. Sharif's brother Shahbaz assured party lawmakers that the former will be asked to consult the party leadership before talking on sensitive issues.More news: Motorola Moto 1S announced - a G6 version with ZUI
The opposition parties filed the petitions in the LHC on May 14, to register a treason case against the former prime minister regarding his controversial remarks on Mumbai attacks.
Several PML-N party members? reportedly including Sardar Ashiq Hussain Gopang, Abdul Rahman Kanju and Shafqat Baloch? expressed concern over Sharifs remarks.
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On May 12, Nawaz gave an interview to a local daily in which he had stated, "Militant organisations are active".
Shehbaz Sharif assured them that the interview was taken out of context.
Around 120 lawmakers of the party attended the meeting.More news: Didier Deschamps explains Lacazette and Martial omissions from France World Cup squad
It may be mentioned here that PM Abbasi had chaired a similar meeting on Wednesday to take party lawmakers into confidence after the recent statement by the party's supreme leader. They said that even India did not blame its institutions after Kulbhushan Yadav was arrested in Pakistan for espionage and terrorist activities.