Category: Politics


MPA Shamim Akhtar is not Nawaz Sharif’s mother.

Nawas Sharif’s mother died on November 22, 2020. Following her death, a twitter user claimed that she had served as a Member of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab in the past. Basic Fact Check confirmed that MPA Shamim Akhtar who who was a member of the Punjab Assembly in the time period 2013-2018 was not Nawaz Sharif’s mother.

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Pakistan has not left India behind in software exports

Basic Fact Check found this to be misleading. Pakistan has indeed experienced a 40% increase in terms of software exports but India’s export revenue in the comparative time period referred to in the article in check was 122 times more than Pakistan’s.

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