Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Fawad Chaudhry, praised the recent viral video of PML-N leaders Hamza Shahbaz, Maryam Nawaz singing at the wedding festivities of Junaid Safdar.
Commenting on the videos he said, “It was nice. This is how it normally happens in Pakistan. What is there to object to it. I think it’s perfectly okay.”
Addressing a press conference after a cabinet meeting in Islamabad, Chaudhry said: “We only have political differences with them, [and] our only objection is that they should not spend our money on wedding events. [They should] return our money.”
Maryam Nawaz who has left us all amazed at her singing skills❗ #JunaidSafdar #MaryamNawaz pic.twitter.com/4WXbtAH1jU
— She Balochistan (@SheBaluchistan) December 7, 2021
Recently, videos of Maryam Nawaz and Hamza Shahbaz singing at the pre-wedding festivities of Junaid Safdar had gone viral on social media. People had praised the hidden talent of singing found in the Sharif family.
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Back in August, a video of Junaid Safdar singing at his Nikkah ceremony had gone viral on social media. Junaid Safdar, son of PMLN leader Maryam Nawaz, tied the knot with Ayesha Saif on Sunday, August 22nd.
Pictures from the Nikkah ceremony have circulated on social media. The Nikkah ceremony met with a lot of frenzy on social media. A myriad of reactions came on social media. Some congratulated the couple while others trolled them and mocked the family. Amid the social media frenzy, a video of Junaid Safdar singing an old Bollywood song, ‘Kia Huwa Tera Wada’ circulated on social media.
My son’s wedding is a private,family affair. I,like all mothers,deserve a chance to celebrate the occasion without attracting political commentary. I humbly request media and everyone else to respect the family’s right to privacy. Thank you 🙏🏼
— Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) December 7, 2021
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The Nikkah ceremony of Junaid Safdar had been a hot topic on Twitter for various reasons. Maryam Nawaz, however, has requested privacy from media outlets after her video of singing attracted immense social media commentary.
In a tweet, she said, “My son’s wedding is a private, family affair. I, like all mothers, deserve a chance to celebrate the occasion without attracting political commentary. I humbly request the media and everyone else to respect the family’s right to privacy. Thank you.”