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Ch Sarwar arrives in Pakistan

- July 20, 2013 - Updated 65 PKT - From Web Edition

LAHORE: Former Glasgow MP Mohammad Sarwar, who gave up British citizenship for political role in Pakistan, arrived at Lahore airport on Saturday morning, Geo News reported.

Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar, 60, is tipped to take on the role of governor Punjab.


He was elected as Labour MP for Glasgow Govan in 1997 and served until 2010. Mr Sarwar was also chairman of the Commons Scottish Affairs Committee.

Speaking to media at the airport, Sarwar said he was engaged in social work already and now he wanted to serve masses through politics.


He said whatever role in politics Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif assigned him, he would fulfill it. Decision to make him Punjab governor would be made by PM Nawaz, he added.


Chaudhry Sarwar further said there was a great potential in Pakistani nation and the country must get progress and development.


To a question pertaining to MQM chief Altaf Hussain, Sarwar said Scotland Yard was not influenced by anyone over this matter, adding even prime minister could not transfer constable.


He said decision of on Altaf Hussain would be made on merit.

Reader Comments
He played important role in PMLN winnings in faisalabd during elections...and now he has been given a token of thanks....And after losing his job , he will simply return back to he has given up nationality, not his wife....He can come back to UK any time he wants to on basis of wifes nationality....Pakistani politics is a good way to make billions in short time

United Kingdom
Will he open bear distribution depot in lahore as well

United Kingdom
A provincial Governor should be non-political and better from an area far-flung away from the area of the Chief Minister in position.

He hsd been lured into this and given up his UK nationality. Where will he go when they throw him out of this job.

Wasif Ali Zardari
- better chance to STEAL in pakistan than in scotland. smart man Mr. Chadhry.

The True Pakistani
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