The party will also hold another meeting on March 6 for intraparty elections to elect Shahbaz Sharif as the permanent president. Nawaz Sharif had picked Shehbaz Sharif as acting president of the party last day.
Nawaz also noted he was stripped of the PML-N presidency even though only the party's workers have the right to elect whomever they see fit to lead the party.
Observers believe Nawaz's removal from the party post could impact the PML-N's campaign for the general election to be held by the middle of this year. Afterwards, the party's general council is required to elect the president within 45 days.
Elections for 58 Rajya Sabha seats in 16 states on March 23
Five seats each are from Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal followed by 4 seats each from Gujarat and assembly poll-bound Karnataka. The poll panel said March 12 will be the last day to file nominations, and that votes will be counted on the day of the polls.
The PML-N leader said action against Nawaz Sharif wasn't only against him but against democracy and the nation.
"PML-N elects Nawaz as its Quaid for life". The party nominated Sharif's younger brother Shahbaz Sharif for the post of acting President of the party.
"It elicited a resounding approval from the CWC", the ex-premier's daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif tweeted. "I will try my best to come up to the expectations of my party after assuming this responsibility", he said.
Nawaz Sharif referred to his disqualification and said that such decisions insulted the public mandate, which had become apparent in the form of millions of votes.
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The decision was taken at the meeting of the PML-N Central Working Committee (CWC) Chaired by the PML-N Chairman Raja Zafar-Ul-Haq at Model Town in Lahore on Tuesday. She said the PML-N stands united and not a single member has parted ways with it.
Sharif was disqualified from the position of the Prime Minister after the Supreme Court found him guilty and dishonest in the Panama Papers controversy for not disclosing his employment with FZE Capital.
The court said a person who is disqualified under the Constitution is not eligible to keep any position in a political party.
A three-judge bench of the top court, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan, issued a short order on petitions filed against Sharif holding the party position after his disqualification in the Panama Papers case in July previous year.
Mitchell gets 3.5 inches of snow; 3-5 inches forecasted Saturday
A high in the low 20's will be in effect with increased winds up to 20-30mph today as the pressure gradient tightens. The forecast calls for clear skies on Friday but another chance of snow for the weekend and into next week.