Nawaz Sharif, Ishaq Dar set to return to Pakistan on Monday – Pakistan
Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar will return to Pakistan from London on Monday morning, PML-N Senator Mushahidullah Khan confirmed on Sunday.
Nawaz had travelled to London in August to see his spouse, Kulsoom Nawaz, who has been present process remedy for most cancers.
Chatting with GeoNews, Senator Mushahidullah dismissed the accountability court docket proceedings that have been initiated in opposition to Nawaz and his household as “minor issues”.
He added that he was unaware of whether or not the previous premier will seem earlier than the accountability court docket on Tuesday.
Nonetheless, Dar’s counsel, Amjad Pervaiz, knowledgeable Daybreak that the finance minister will seem earlier than the court docket on Monday.
Authorities have already been directed to supply Dar earlier than an accountability court docket on September 25.
Accountability decide Mohammad Bashir has additionally warned that non-bailable arrest warrants can be issued if Dar failed to seem earlier than the court docket.
Earlier this month, the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) had summoned the Sharif household to seem earlier than the accountability courts in reference to the Supreme Courtroom-mandated corruption references on Sept 26.
Regardless of being summoned by the Bureau numerous occasions, family members have up to now failed to seem earlier than the investigators. PML-N leaders have stated that Nawaz and his kids are prone to skip all proceedings of the accountability court docket.
Final week, terming the proceedings a “farce,” Nawaz’s daughter, Maryam, suggested him to not seem earlier than the accountability court docket.
Nawaz “shouldn’t be part of political and private victimisation within the garb of accountability,” Maryam had stated.
In July, because it introduced the Panama Papers verdict, which despatched the previous premier packing, the apex court docket had requested NAB to file references in opposition to the Sharif household and the finance minister.