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NAB approves inquiries against Pervez Khattak, Sindh Assembly Speaker, Karachi mayor

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has initiated inquiries against several prominent individuals including Defence Minister Pervez Khattak, Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani, and Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar. NAB chairman Justice (retired) Javed Iqbal chaired a meeting of the executive board on Wednesday and gave the approval to initiate fourteen different inquiries against several prominent personalities. According to a statement by the anti-graft watchdog, an inquiry has also been initiated…

Agha Siraj Durrani becomes Speaker Sindh Assembly for second time

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly, on Wednesday, elected PPP's Agha Siraj Durrani for a second consecutive term as the Speaker of the House. Agha Siraj garnered 96 votes and beat his opponent Javed Hanif from opposition alliance who managed to receive 59 votes. PPP's leader later took oath of his office and chaired the assembly session for the election of deputy speaker. Earlier today, the voting process commenced for the top slot in the assembly as PPP maintained a decisive lead of 97 members in the House. On the…

Durrani, Shah set to take roles of Speaker and CM in Sindh again

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari announced the names for top slots of chief minister and speaker of Sindh. Former chief minister Murad Ali Shah has been nominated again for the post of chief minister Sindh by the party leadership, whereas Agha Siraj Durrani is set to reprise the role of speaker of Sindh Assembly, PPP spokesperson Nasir Shah notified. The position of deputy speaker Sindh Assembly will be given to Rehana Leghari, the spokesperson added. The decision was taken at a…

NAB to launch inquiry against Agha Siraj, mayor Karachi over corruption charges

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has ordered an inquiry on charges of corruption against former Sindh Assembly speaker Agha Siraj Durrani and Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar. The decision to launch the investigation was taken during an important meeting chaired by chairman NAB Justice Javed Iqbal. According to statement, NAB has authorised three separate inquiries against Mr. Durrani. One inquiry pertains to allegations of accumulation of assets beyond known sources of income by the former PA speaker, while…

Dr. Ajmal appointed Karachi University’s Vice Chancellor

KARACHI: Sindh Government has appointed Dr. Mohammad Ajmal Khan as Vice Chancellor of Karachi University for four years, ARY News reported. Agha Siraj Durrani -- who is the acting Sindh Governor -- appointed Dr. Mohammad Ajmal Khan as the varsity's vice chancellor for a period of four years under the Section 13-(1) of University Act 1973. Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah had formed in which three names were suggested. Durrani, excercising his power as the acting governor, appointed Dr. Ajmal for the vacant…