Prime minister of Pakistan
Nawaz Sharif launched an extensive economic reform agenda in his first term, selling some state-owned firms. Pakistan refused to heed American requests and that it halt its nuclear program due to the ongoing violence in the Kashmir region and the necessity to protect itself from a nuclear India as a result the U.s stopped providing financial support. In his efforts to maintain a medium ground between the social democrats Islamic right Nawaz Sharif also encountered growing criticism. 1993 saw the removal of Sharif for the same reasons and, j that Bhutto had already been removed from the government. Then Ppp took over, and Sharif became a vociferous critic of her. After Bhutto’s subsequent dismissal, polls were conducted in 1997, and Sharif ran again for power.
Second term as prime minister
Nawaz, supported by Ppp, pushed the repeal of the constitutional clause and, that had permitted his previous removal from office not long after taking government for the 2nd attempt. Additionally,nawaz Sharif began limiting the army and the president’s authority. However, her attempt to block the nomination of five extra Supreme Court justices late in the year led to a constitutional crisis. Another of nawaz Sharif’s adversaries and Presiding Judge Sajjad Ali Mirza, is eventually expelled from the bench and due to a clerical error. Regent Farooq Leghari abruptly quit his post instead of selecting a successor for the presiding and judge after vehemently accusing nawz Sharif of seeking to seize all power. Another major win was the president and chief lawyer’s simultaneous resignations.
Despite having a large mandate,nawaz Sharif administration had big issues. Government spending was cut by austerity and that was put in place IMF’s urging time when the nation was spending over half of its income on existing debt. Nawaz had a challenging job guiding his nation with a shattered economy, massive foreign widespread corruption, graft, and an ongoing conflict with India’s neighbor.
Kashmir’s economic situation kept getting worse through the 1990s. Pakistan was on the verge of bankruptcy in 1998 as a result of penalties placed West after it detonated nuclear weapons. Gen. Pervez Musharraf, the new army leader, and nawz Sharif quickly came into dispute. In late 1999nawaz Sharif allegedly refused to let Musharraf’s plane land. Nearly soon after being deposed with Pervez in a military takeover d’état. Nawaz Sharif was tried for terrorism and hijacking accusations and given a life sentence. In 2000nawaz Sharif was freed from prison and moved into exile in Saudi Arabia after he promised to leave Pakistani for ten years in exchange for having his prison term shortened.