LAHORE: Opposition Chief throughout the Nationwide Assembly and former chief minister Punjab Mian Shehbaz Sharif has talked about that he was detailed at a spot the place even mild of photo voltaic could not attain.
The Nationwide Accountability Bureau on Tuesday was granted 14-day extension throughout the bodily remand of Shehbaz Sharif in Ashiana Housing scandal.
The NAB supplied the PML-N president sooner than the accountability court docket docket after the expiry of 10-day remand it granted to the anti-graft physique on Oct 06.
“I am pleased with being a Pakistani nationwide, and I’ve served the province in a better technique,” Shehbaz Sharif knowledgeable the accountability select.
Shehbaz denied all the allegations and talked about “They might not present a penny’s worth corruption in the direction of me.” “No matter this, I am being saved for 24 hours at a spot, the place even mild of photo voltaic can not attain,” he claimed.
The ex-CM moreover took a jibe on the PTI authorities and talked about the heaps have come to know that their ensures have been gap.
The earlier Punjab chief minister was arrested in Rs14-billion Ashiana-i-Iqbal housing rip-off earlier this month. He had been summoned to Bureau’s Lahore office in reference to Saaf Pani agency investigation, nonetheless was arrested in Ashiana housing scandal.
NAB has accused the youthful Sharif of ordering cancellation of the award of housing enterprise contract to the worthwhile bidder, Chaudhry Latif & Sons.
Fawad Hassan, who’s acknowledged to be an in depth aide to the Sharif brothers, labored as Secretary Implementation to Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif in 2013. Whereas misusing his place, he allegedly known as chief govt officer (CEO) of the Punjab Land Enchancment Agency (PLDC) Tahir Khursheed and Ashiana-i-Iqbal Housing Enterprise Director Ali Moazzam in his office and directed them to cancel the contract, which was licensed, and in accordance with the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) tips, as a result of the company was the underside licensed bidder. Moreover, the company was engaged on the enterprise for the ultimate eight months when Fawad Hassan known as every officers and requested them to cancel the contract.
After three years of cancelling the licensed contract of Chaudhry Latif & Sons, in 2015, the then Director Primary LDA Ahad Khan Cheema, on the orders of Shahbaz Sharif, awarded the contract to M/s Lahore Casa Builders, talked about to be a proxy group for M/s Paragon Metropolis (Pvt) Restricted, allegedly owned by PML-N chief Khwaja Saad Rafique.