Nawaz Sharif to regain chairmanship of PML-N

Nawaz Sharif to regain chairmanship of PML-N

The National Accountability Court (NAB) in Pakistan has issued summons to Nawaz Sharif and his family members at their London address, asking them to appear on September 26 after they failed to appear on September19 hearing in connection with the Supreme Court-mandated corruption references.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) displayed the summons and property attachment notices on the Sharifs' residence in Raiwind.

Wife of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif Begum Kulsoom Nawaz was discharged from hospital here after going successful operation.

Last month, the Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar had chosen not to appear before NAB after they were asked to join the investigation in different cases.

NAB's Rawalpindi branch prepared references regarding the Azizia Steel Mills and the almost dozen companies owned by the Sharif family. However, the ruling PML-N party has said that their leader would return after the treatment of his wife.

The bureau's Lahore branch prepared a reference on the Sharif family's Avenfield apartments in London and another against Dar for owning assets beyond their known sources of income.

According to details, Abbasi would meet former PM Nawaz Sharif and discuss national and global issues with him before leaving for Pakistan.

The NAB has filed three cases of corruption and money laundering against Sharif, his children and Safdar, and one against Dar in the Accountability Court in Islamabad and Rawalpindi recently.

According to the notices, Nawaz Sharif and Ishaq Dar can not sell or transfer any of their properties, including those in other countries, till the decision of the references.