Former high minister (pm) and pakistan muslim league-nawaz (pml-n) senior chief shahid khaqan abbasi on thursday has entreated national assembly (na) speaker asad qaisar to make sure participation of every underneath-custody parliamentarian within the sessions.
in an open letter to the speaker, the ex-petroleum minister said that he has usually pressured on well timed issuance of production orders of the arrested mnas but, not anything has been executed in this regard thus far.
speaker office has failed in making sure attendance of all of the parliamentarians within the periods, the letter said.
shahid khaqan abbasi further demanded to indiscriminately difficulty manufacturing orders of all the detained members so that they can also attend the meeting meetings.
on july 18, 2019, the anti-corruption watchdog had arrested shahid khaqan abbasi close to thokar niaz baig toll plaza in connection with an ongoing research into the ‘unlawful’ award of the lng settlement with qatar.
the apex courtroom on september 10, 2018 directed the nab to complete the inquiry towards abbasi and others for the alleged corruption inside the lng agreement.
in june 2018, the nab authorised inquiry towards former top-quality nawaz sharif and abbasi. because the minister for petroleum and herbal sources, he has been accused of granting settlement on lng terminal to etpl, tri-partial settlement, lsa with eetpl and lng import from qatar etc.
it become additionally found that this settlement had allegedly induced a lack of billions of rupees to the countrywide exchequer.
in january, the nab interrogated former finance minister miftah ismail in the identical case.
according to nab documents, the settlement for the lng import and distribution became awarded to the elengy terminal, a subsidiary of engro, in 2013 in violation of the general public procurement regulatory authority (ppra) policies and relevant legal guidelines.