The News of Maryam Nawaz Using Helicopter To Go To Office Is Fake

A news clip went viral on social media claiming the newly elected Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz had decided to use a helicopter to commute to the office from her residence (Jati Umrah). it further stated that this decision was made to avoid traffic jams. This claim was widely shared on social media platforms, particularly X (formerly Twitter), by supporters of Tehreek-i-Insaaf. Social media users widely criticized the decision.

Another user wrote,” Newly elected Chief Minister Punjab Maryam Nawaz has decided to travel from Jati Amra to the Chief Minister House by helicopter. Along with Maryam Nawaz her staff will also travel in a helicopter.”

The claim gained traction on social media and mainstream media, On X(Formerly Twitter) the claim was shared here, here and here accumulating more than 90K views.  On YouTube here and here. On TikTok here and here


After the claim went viral in Mainstream and social media Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz refuted claims on X(Formerly Twitter). Contrary to the claim Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz announced to lends her helicopter to rescue patients in case of emergency

The viral claim appears to have been shared to criticize Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz’s alleged decision to use a helicopter exclusively for her travel, possibly to portray a bad image of her. However, the refutation from Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz suggests that the original claim was inaccurate.


Our fact check confirmed that the claim suggesting Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz’s exclusive use of a helicopter for travel was false. The refutation from Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz clarified that she would lend her helicopter for emergency medical purposes, not for personal travel.




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