Is Nawaz Sharif guilty of laundering $4.9 billion to India?

11 May, 2018, 01:08 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
  • NAB summons Hamza Shehbaz in Punjab Saaf Pani Company corruption case

"References against me in NAB are related to baseless media report", Nawaz said clarifying his stance adding that his media trial had become NAB's sole mission. The report had claimed that the World Bank's migration and remittance book 2016 had carried this information. "Does it not know that reputed newspapers like the Wall Street Journal, Dawn, Business Recorder had reported on the issue?", he asked.

PPP parliamentary leader Naveed Qamar said they should not create a wrong precedent by summoning the head of an institution as it could be termed interference in NAB affairs. "Failing to do so, the NAB should apologise to the nation and the chairman should resign", Sharif demanded.

Sharif, who stepped down from the country's top office following his disqualification by Supreme Court a year ago, added that severity of the allegations could not be ignored.

Rooney eyeing shock Everton summer exit
Rooney joined Everton from Manchester United last summer and has scored 11 goals in all competitions this term. Wayne Rooney is a professional football player who now plays for Everton .

Earlier, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said the NAB probe against his brother, Nawaz Sharif should be investigated to determine who is behind the move. He said that the body was doing its job and will continue to do so in unveiling corruption in the country.

"The NAB does not need any advertisement or any appreciation". Accountability is not a crime, if it is, then we are doing it for the country's progress.

Talking to media in Lahore, the minister said "Aliens" have the people's mandate in their hands and they are the ones who have sent home 13 reigning prime ministers and presidents. "The situation right now is that we can't tolerate corruption any more", the NAB chairman said.

US Move Against Chinese Tech Giant Cripples It
The DoC activated the ban in order to punish ZTE for failing to meet the requirements of a settlement reached previous year . The news was revealed in a press release which noted that, "the major operating activities of the Company have ceased".

However, the World Bank denied the media reports claiming that its 2016 report on remittances mentioned that Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif laundered 4.9 billion dollars to India, raising a question on the credibility of the anti-corruption watchdog.

Abbasi speaking in the National Assembly accused the NAB of bias against Sharif and targeting him on the basis of a report which had already been rejected.

"This is shameless pre-poll rigging", the three-time Prime Minister asserted. He has also been disqualified from holding public office for life.

Israel hits "dozens" of Iranian targets in Syria after Golan Heights attack
But for months, it has repeatedly said it will not accept a permanent Iranian military presence in Syria . He said they targeted intelligence, logistics, storage and vehicles as well as the origin of the rockets.

Recommended:

  • Khloe Kardashian doesn't mention Tristan Thompson in tweet about True

    Khloe Kardashian doesn't mention Tristan Thompson in tweet about True

    With two children at 27, Tristan isn't looking to slow the Thompson line. Stop crying, '" he explained. "With a boy, it's just like, "Hey, man".

    Bank of England holds rate, cuts growth forecast

    Whilst labour data has remained strong with solid earnings growth, rising oil prices will be offset with a stronger pound . Recent data also showed United Kingdom inflation unexpectedly slowed in March to 2.5 percent - the lowest level in a year.
    Harry Kane keeps Tottenham with Europe's elite

    Harry Kane keeps Tottenham with Europe's elite

    Mauricio Pochettino's side disappointed for much of the game but Kane beautifully guided a shot into the top corner from the edge of the box in the 50th minute.
  • Three injured in knife attack in South Africa mosque

    Three injured in knife attack in South Africa mosque

    He said a third victim had been attacked inside the building, which was then set alight, and had jumped out of a window. Last year, a mosque in Cape Town was covered in pig's blood in what officials claimed was an Islamophobic attack .

    Saudi Arabia set to pursue nuclear weapons if Iran restarts program

    Chen Zak Kane is director of the Middle East Nonproliferation Program at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Washington, DC .
    49ers' Foster pleads not guilty in domestic violence case

    49ers' Foster pleads not guilty in domestic violence case

    The identity of the driver, who was interviewed by police, and another guest staying at Foster's home, are potential witnesses. Foster 's friend stayed with Ennis and him that February 11 night, and claimed he was unaware of any altercation or argument.
  • GOP Senate primaries set the stage for November elections

    GOP Senate primaries set the stage for November elections

    In an interview with us last week, Morrisey believes that could mean Trump will campaign on Morrisey's behalf. The GOP considers Donnelly to be one of the most vulnerable Democratic senators up for election in November.
    Flipkart co-founder Sachin quits after Walmart deal

    Flipkart co-founder Sachin quits after Walmart deal

    Amazon , which operates an online marketplace in India, was reportedly in talks with Flipkart as well - but Walmart won it. He said Walmart buys more than 90 percent of goods locally in every country where it runs stores and e-commerce business.
    One Freebie, Final Fantasy Game Discounts In Square Enix US Sale

    One Freebie, Final Fantasy Game Discounts In Square Enix US Sale

    This website and the respective streaming platforms will be the exclusive ways to watch this showcase. Tune into Square Enix's stream on June 11 to see what the publisher really has in store for E3.
  • Sears partners with Amazon to sell tires

    Sears partners with Amazon to sell tires

    During the ordering process, there is an option to choose to have the tires shipped to the location and have them installed there. The business said it's about 2,100 specialists in its Automobile Centers across the country to perform bicycle installations.
    God of War gets photo mode and bigger text

    God of War gets photo mode and bigger text

    Once in Photo Mode , use the left and right analog sticks to navigate around the scene and use R2 and L2 to pan up or down . You can also selectively toggle the visibility of all characters in the scene to highlight some and subdue others.
    Instagram may soon offer a soundtrack for your Stories

    Instagram may soon offer a soundtrack for your Stories

    It could also pose a threat to rival platforms and apps, but that of course depends on how well it takes off with Instagram users. Wong also notes that Instagram automatically detected a song she was now playing on her phone, and created a sticker for it.


Popular

Mets undercut 1st-inning rally by batting out of order
For what it's worth, the Mets have been giving each of Cabrera and Flores at-bats in the second and third spots all year long. The Mets have nowhere to go but up for the rest of the game, right? Harvey will join the Reds later this week in Los Angeles.

Chocolate floods highway in Poland after truck crashes
The truck appeared to overturn after colliding with a traffic barrier, causing thick sugary liquid to coat Poland's A2 motorway. This left the firefighters puzzled as they didn't know how to clean up tons of melted chocolate?

Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate coming to Switch this August
By linking both versions of the game online, you can then download the data onto your Switch and continue your adventure there. Take on the role of a courageous hunter on an adrenaline fuelled adventure challenging larger than life beasts.

Facebook to block foreign ads in Irish abortion referendum
Facebook explained that the move was created to protect the integrity of elections and referendums from "undue influence". As for who is paying for those ads, said Sheridan, "the only people who know that for certain are Facebook themselves".

Esteban Chaves wins stage six at Mount Etna
Yates had begun the day in third place, 17 seconds behind race leader Rohan Dennis , who laboured on the twisty Etna climb. On Thursday, Chaves dedicated his stage victory to the memory of Casas, whose name is inscribed on his shoes.

Walmart, Sam's Club tightening opioid prescription policies
The pharmacy will also provide naloxone recommendations for certain patients. One possible pharmacy that could do this is Walgreens.

Iris Automation Selected For White House Drone Program
Another guess would be that drones may compensate for a 'flagging demand ' for the iPhone X, although that may seem far-fetched. This benefit will grow through 2025 when they foresee more than 100,000 jobs created and economic impact of $82 billion.

Huddersfield safe as Spurs seal Champions League spot
Conte declined to look beyond this season, with the trip to Newcastle followed by the May 19 FA Cup final with Manchester United. Speculation is rife that Antonio Conte will leave Chelsea this summer, despite guiding them to the title last season.

Japan's biggest ever deal: Takeda buys Shire for $62 billion
In a separate statement, it said it would fund the deal with a bridge loan facility of almost $31 billion. The buyout will place Takeda Pharma at the ninth rank in the global pharmaceutical industry by revenue.

Armenian majority party now in opposition | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
It has been an unlikely rise to power in the post-Soviet republic of about three million for the former newspaper editor. Sarkisian , who served as Armenia's president from 2008-2018, stepped down as prime minister on April 23.