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NAB takes Saad Rafique to parliament for NA committee meeting

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique was taken to the Parliament Lodges by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team on Tuesday morning after his production orders were issued by the speaker National Assembly a day ago, ARY News reported. Rafique will attend the meeting of NA Standing Committee for Law and Justice around noon. The NAB has declared residence of Rafique in the parliament lodges as sub-jail. The production orders of Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Salman…

Shehbaz likely to attend NA session, Rafique awaits production orders

ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in the National Assembly, Shehbaz Sharif, is likely to take part in the NA session today (Monday) after his production orders were issued by the Speaker couple of days ago, ARY News reported. According to sources, Sharif would reach the Parliament House by 4pm and hold consultation with his party leaders over strategy for the NA session and overall political situation. It is expected that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz will protest against non-issuance of production orders for MNA Khawaja…

PML-N seeks production orders for Shehbaz, Saad for NA session

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Thursday sought production orders for Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif and party leader Khawaja Saad Rafique to enable them to attend the upcoming session of the lower house of Parliament, ARY News reported. Sources said PML-N leaders Rana Sanaullah and Marriam Aurangzeb submitted a request to NA Speaker Asad Qaiser to issue production orders for both party leaders to ensure their presence in the session. President Dr Arif Alvi on…

Rs 460mn deposited in Saad Rafique’s account since 2010: NAB

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau on Monday revealed that more than Rs460 million were deposited into the bank accounts of former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique since the last eight years, ARY News reported.  According to sources, the anti-graft watchdog released a report on Rafique brothers pertaining to the Paragon Housing Scheme scam. The report pointed out that Rs2.96 billion were released in the name of Paragon City directors Khawaja Salman Rafique and the son of Nadeem Zia. It further…

Saad Rafique submits reply in Railway losses case

LAHORE: Former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Wednesday submitted a reply in the Supreme Court to the audit para on the financial losses in Pakistan Railways. As per details, a three-judge bench under the stewardship of Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case of Railway losses at the Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry. For the hearing, officials of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) presented the detained leader of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) before the bench.…

Medical board formed for Saad Rafique’s check-up

LAHORE: A two-member medical board has been formed to examine Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique, who is in NAB custody in the Paragon housing scam. The medical board has been formed on the request of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Neuro-physician Dr Riaz Mehmood has been appointed the head of the medical board which also comprises medical officer Dr Rao Najeeb. On Dec 23, an anti-terrorism court extended physical remand of former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and…

NAB Ordinance a black law, says Saad in NA after arrest

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique on Friday railed against the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999, saying it is a black law which was promulgated by former rulers to make politicians to switch loyalties. Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly for the first time after his arrest by the anti-graft watchdog, he thanked Speaker Asad Qaiser for issuing his production orders to enable him to attend the session. “The NA speaker’s decision added to the house’s sanctity,”…

Shehbaz meets NA Speaker; understanding reached to make legislation effective

ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif met National Assembly (NA) Speaker Asad Qaiser in his chamber on Friday and the leaders reached an agreement to make the parliamentary legislation effective to resolve public issues. The speaker of the NA underlined the importance of cooperation between the government and opposition for the promotion of parliamentary democracy. He said, "we have to rise above the party politics to play our due role," Radio Pakistan reported. The Opposition leader extended his gratitude to…

Saad Rafique reaches Parliament House to attend NA session

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique, who is in NAB custody in a graft case, was brought to the Parliament House on Friday to attend the current session of the National Assembly. A team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) escorted the PML-N leader to the Parliament House in Islamabad from Lahore. Leader of the Opposition in the NA Shehbaz Sharif and party leader Marriam Aurangzeb welcomed him as he arrived there. While speaking on the occasion, he complained about the…