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PM Imran refuses to appoint Khawaja Asif as PAC Chairman 

ISLAMABAD: Refusing a proposal to appoint Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif as head of the key Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Prime Minister Imran Khan asked that how could a convict hold a public office. According to the details, ruling party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday held a consultative meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair and mulled over the appointment of PAC chairman. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and…

PTI will not give PAC chairmanship to opposition: minister

LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Information and Culture Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chauhan has said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government will not give the chairmanship of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to the opposition. Speaking to media, he said permission can’t be granted to hide the corruption of five years through the platform of the PAC. The minister said it is not possible that the new government evades an investigation into the corruption of the previous PML-N government. Earlier, Federal…

Opposition has no right to claim PAC membership: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry says that opposition has no right to claim chairmanship of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). Speaking to media, he said the decision to that effect would be taken with consultation in the party after the arrival of Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, who was currently on an official visit to the United States in connection with the United Nations General Assembly session. He said after the by-elections in October, the position of Pakistan…

Rasheed says Khursheed made Chairman PAC to ensure accountability

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister, Pervez Rasheed has said that accountability is a difficult thing to perform and to maintain transparency the Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah has been appointed as the Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) - ARY News reports.   Addressing a ceremony with respect to the Anti-Corruption Day and talking to media men on Monday, the Information Minister said that there are no chances of irregularities in PM's Youth Program and transparency will be maintained.   Commenting on Pak-US…