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Shehbaz excuses himself from chairing PAC meeting

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader of the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday excused himself from chairing a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) owing to severe backache.  According to sources, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president will not be able to go to the Parliament for a PAC meeting as he was strongly advised by his doctors to rest after his backache worsened. On Jan 2, doctors examined Shehbaz and performed physiotherapy after he complained of severe pain in his back and neck. Last…

IHC reserves verdict on Shehbaz’s appointment as PAC chairman

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday reserved a verdict on the appointment of Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif as the chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC). As per details, the lawyer of the petitioner argued that appointing Shehbaz as chairman of PAC is like "ridiculing the constitution", thus IHC should dismiss the Opposition Leader of the National Assembly from the top post of PAC. Appointing corruption-suspect Shehbaz as PAC chairman would influence the inquiry, the petitioner's counsel asserted,…

LHC moved against appointment of Shehbaz as PAC chairman

LAHORE: The appointment of Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif as chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has been challenged in Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday. According to details, Advocate Azhar Siddiqui filed the petition in the LHC naming the federal government and National Assembly speaker as respondents in the case. The petitioner argued, “Shehbaz is not fit for the position as he is facing corruption allegations,” and prayed the high court to declare Shehbaz’s PAC chairmanship as null and void. The…

Rasheed hints approaching SC over conceding PAC chairmanship to Shehbaz

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad on Thursday gave an inkling that he may approach the Supreme Court over conceding the chairmanship of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to Shehbaz Sharif. Speaking at a press conference, the federal minister reiterated his reservations over the decision of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government to accept the name of the Opposition Leader in National Assembly for the coveted chairmanship of PAC. READ MORE: ‘Biggest thief’ made PAC chairman: Sheikh Rasheed Referring to…

“Zardari will be punished like a dacoit for his wrongdoings”

KARACHI: The Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Ali Haider Zaidi, slammed Asif Ali Zardari saying that the former president looted the entire country without any limits and he will get a dacoit like punishment for his wrongdoings.  Speaking to media after inaugurating a library at Pakistan Navy Shipping Corporation on Monday, the minster remarked, "a thief, dacoit, murderer has no respect and Zardari will not be spared." Responding to the Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman's recent criticism of the government,…

Govt refuses to give PAC chairmanship to Shehbaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: The parliamentary meeting of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) decided against giving the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif. The meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, chose not to appoint president of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) for the coveted position of heading the PAC. The PTI parliamentary leaders concluded that a non-partisan person would be selected to chair the committee after consultation with the Prime Minister while…