Wednesday October 06, 2021

Extension In Tenure Of NAB Chairman Will Be Against Law and Constitution: Maryam Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Regarding the extension in the tenure of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman , Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz has said that extension in the tenure of the NAB chairman will be against the law and the constitution while she hoped that the judiciary will give verdict against the government decision.

Talking to media in Islamabad after appearing before the Islamabad High Court for his petition for annulment of verdict of Avonfiled apartment case verdict, the PML-N leader said that elected prime minister was presented before the Joint Investigation team (JIT) in Panama case. The process of her bail was deliberately made difficult before elections, she added.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz has said that she and her father Nawaz Sharif were jailed due to Panama Papers.

Maryam Nawaz said that the government had tried to weaken PML-N by stealing the general elections of 2018.

Former PM Nawaz Sharif was disqualified over Iqama, not Panama reference and case against her was registered on the basis of political engineering, she went on to say.

She said that Pakistan which was developing in PML-Nā€™s tenure is now facing crises. The elected government of PML-N was forcefully dissolved by carrying out conspiracies, Maryam Nawaz added.

Earlier, Islamabad High Court (IHC) registrar office had raised objections over new petition of seeking annulment of Avenfield reference verdict.

The registrar office stated that Maryam Nawaz has mentioned the same appeal which she had already filed in the main plea. The office also stated that PML-N leader can only list fresh grounds after getting permission from the court.

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