Accountability bureau has itself become accountable, says Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

26th Jan, 2021. 01:55 pm
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has claimed that the department which maintains accountability of others has itself becomes accountable.

Addressing media on Tuesday, he claimed that no one is here to question the institution.

He added, “Why are those questions not asked from others that are asked from us? Is the government not accountable? There is a question mark over the process of accountability today. Cameras should be installed in courts.

Abbasi also said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is a source to defame politics in the country. “All cases are based on lies to portray politicians as corrupt,” he said.

“A small part of the Broadsheet documents has been made public. Big names, including former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, will be disclosed if the entire details are shared,” Shahid Khaqan Abbasi added.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s name removed from ECL

Earlier, former Prime Minister’s name was removed from Exit Control List (ECL) for 15 days.

As per the details, he has been issued a memorandum for traveling abroad.

The decision has been approved and a circulation summary has been released by the Federal Cabinet.

According to sources, Abbasi had sought permission to go to the US to meet his sister and brother-in-law, who have tested positive for coronavirus. He said they have been shifted to the intensive care unit and he wants to visit them.

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