ISLAMABAD – It has been a tough ride for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN). First, they were grilled in Dawn Leaks, then Panama Case and no JIT has been giving them horror dreams.
That was not enough, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar was widely criticised for his secret, second marriage with a fellow party member, MNA Marvi Memon for 1.5 billion rupees Haq Mehar.
And now, Saad Rafique’s secret marriage is being discussed on social media platforms.
According to comedian Sohail Ahmed, best known as Azizi, has also disclosed Saad-Shafaq’s marriage in his programme Hasb-e-Haal.
“A PML-N minister in federal government has married a PTV programme host in Islamabad. However, the news is being kept a secret,” Azizi hinted during the show on Dunya TV.
It has been said that the railway’s minister who belongs to the ruling party, PML-N, had secretly married Dr Shafaq Hira some two weeks ago.
Their year-long secret dating life has now converted into marriage, which was not welcomed by his first wife.
When the news reached his first wife, Ms Ghazala Saad, she became furious threatened Mr Saad to leave the house and her children, the newspaper claimed.
However, so far none of these reports have been confirmed by the ministers or their spokespersons.
Dr Shafaq is a TV anchor, currently working at state-run Pakistan Television.
She is an MBBS from Abbottabad Medical College and hails from Wah Cantonment.