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- What does Maryam do for a living?
- Who are Maryam’s parents and siblings?
- What are Maryam’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Maryam married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Maryam have any children?
- Where is Maryam now?
- How tall is Maryam?
- How much money does Maryam earn?
- What is Maryam’s net worth?
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Who is Maryam Nawaz?
Maryam Nawaz Sharif also known as Maryam Safdar is an eminent Pakistani politician and the daughter of former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif. Initially, she was involved in the family’s philanthropic organizations. However, she entered politics in 2012 and was put in charge of the election campaign during the 2013 general election. In 2013, she was named Chair of the Prime Minister’s Youth Program. However, in 2014, she resigned after her appointment was challenged in the Lahore High Court.
How Old Is Maryam Nawaz?
She is 48 years old as of September 2022, having been born on October 28, 1973, in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Maryam shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Bill Gates, Caitlyn Jenner, Frank Ocean, Julia Roberts, GamingWithJen, and many more.
Maryam Nawaz’s Family
Who are Maryam Nawaz’s Parents?
She was born to Nawaz Sharif (Father, born on December 25, 1949) a center-right conservative Pakistani businessman, and politician. And Kulsoom Nawaz (born in 1950, but died on September 11, 2018) was a Pakistani politician.
Does Maryam Nawaz have Siblings?
She has three siblings. Two brothers by the name, of Hussain Nawaz (a Pakistani businessman) and Hassan Nawaz (a Pakistani businessman). And a sister by the name of Asma Nawaz Sharif.
Maryam Nawaz Education
She received her education at King Edward Medical College in the late 1980s. Later, she attended The University of Punjab where she completed her undergraduate studies and received a master’s degree in literature.
Maryam Nawaz’s Marital Status
She is married to the love of her life, Muhammad Safdar Awan (born on January 19, 1964) a Pakistani politician and retired Pakistan Army officer. They married in 1992.
Maryam Nawaz Kids
She and her husband Muhammad have three kids. Two daughters by the name Mahnoor Safdar and Mehr-un-Nisa Munir (born on November 23, 1993). And a son by the name of Muhammad Junaid Safdar.
Maryam Nawaz’s Political Career
Before entering into politics, she remained involved in the family’s philanthropic organization. Also, she served as the chairperson of Sharif Trust, Sharif Medical City, and Sharif Education Institutes. Nawaz Sharif granted Maryam her permission to join politics in November 2011, after she expressed her intention to participate in politics. During her political debut, she began visiting educational institutes to give speeches on education and women’s rights. In January 2012, she tweeted “I’m only assisting Nawaz Sharif to monitor their cyber cell.
Moreover, Maryam was made in charge of Nawaz Sharif’s election campaign during the 2013 Pakistani general election where she reportedly played a prominent role. In 2013 also, she was appointed as the chairperson of the Prime Minister’s Youth Program. However, in October 2014, her appointment was called into question by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which terminated a case of nepotism and moved the Lahore High Court. Also, PTI accused her of misusing the government funds for her own image-building, The Lahore High Court ordered the federal court on November 12, 2014, to remove her. The next day, she resigned from the post of chairperson-ship.
In March 2017, she was selected as one of the BBC’s 100 Women. That same year in December, she was featured on The New York Times list of 11 Powerful Women Around the World for the year 2017. In 2017, she became politically active after her father Nawaz Sharif was disqualified and convicted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. This was in relation to the Panama Papers case and money laundering through having employment in UAE. The next year in June, she was allocated a PML-N ticket to contest the 2018 general election from Constituency NA-127 (Lahore-V) and PP-173. However, she was sentenced to 7 years in jail in June, this was on corruption charges in Avenfield reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau.
As a result of her being jailed, she was thus disqualified from contesting elections for 10 years. Following this PML-N nominated Ali Pervaiz and Malik Irfan Shafi Khokhar to contest the 2018 elections in constituencies NA-127 and PP-173, respectively. On August 8, 2019, she was arrested by National Accountability Bureau Lahore over Chaudhry Sugar Mills corruption charges. That same year in November, she was released on bail by Lahore High Court over Chaudhry Sugar Mills Corruption charges.
Maryam Nawaz Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 5inches (1.65m) and a weight of 65kg (143lbs).
Maryam Nawaz’s Salary and Net Worth
Her salary and net worth are not mentioned on the internet.