Prison officials gave permission to Opposition Leader in National Assembly and PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif to meet his family tomorrow (Saturday).According to sources, the request made by Shehbaz’s family was approved by the jail officials. The PML-N leader will meet with his family tomorrow afternoon at the Minister’s Enclave sub-jail. Shehbaz is currently in Islamabad on transit remand to...

PTI government conceded the chairmanship of Public Accounts Committee to PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif, almost three months after a stalemate over the key position. The PTI government had long stuck to its stance that the opposition should come up with any name other than Shehbaz Sharif for the chairmanship, but the opposition was of the view that past traditions...

The Supreme Court constituted a joint investigation (JIT) team to probe the role of former PM Nawaz Sharif in the case related to the transfer of land of the Pakpattan shrine in 1985. Nawaz was the chief minister of Punjab province when the land in question was transferred. After hearing the arguments, the top court constituted a three-member JIT...

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) gave a questionnaire to the counsel of former president Asif Ali Zardari and Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in a case related to the alleged illegal demarcation of land by Park Lane Estates (Pvt) Limited. The company is allegedly owned by Zardari and his family. Farooq H Naek who provided an explanation for their client’s absence...

Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that Nawaz Sharif and Asif Ali Zardari have contested their last election and the only suspense left for them is whether they will live out the rest of their lives in jail. Speaking to the press, Chaudhry said that unlike in the previous tenures, the ministers in the present government are being asked...

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif claimed on Tuesday that the National Accountability Bureau would not be able to prove anything against him even till Judgment Day. Shehbaz said NAB would not be able to prove even a penny’s worth of corruption against him. The former Punjab chief minister added that he had served the public with his...

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday said overseas Pakistanis will have to pay duty if they bring more than one mobile phone to the country. Chaudhry added, “We are importing mobile phones worth $2 billion. If we do not impose taxes on this then how will we run?”The tax on phones worth less than $60 is almost negligible and...

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday initiated a probe into the assets owned by PML-N leader Marriyum Aurangzeb. A NAB spokesperson said that they have initiated the probe after receiving a complaint against Marriyum and added “we cannot reveal the complainant's name at this time." Moreover, the complainant has provided details of assets owned by the PML-N leader.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique in connection to the Paragon Housing Society scam.They both got arrested after the Lahore High Court (LHC) rejected their request for an extension in their pre-arrest bail in the case pertaining to the housing society scam, a NAB spokesperson said.

The Supreme Court on Friday directed an accountability court hearing the remaining two corruption references against the Sharif family to conclude the cases by December 24.The Supreme Court summoned the former premier’s lawyer Khawaja Haris. The court then directed Haris to complete his arguments by 4pm on December 17 and ordered the accountability court to announce a decision by...
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