LNG case: NAB files reference against nine including Shahid Khaqan


Islamabad: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed a lawsuit against nine suspects in the LNG import contract case in the Accountability Court of Islamabad on Tuesday, including former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi a lawsuit.

The reference also mentioned the former finance minister Miftah Ismail, who stated that the former oil minister had approved the case.

It was noted that the contract brought more than 21 billion rupees to a company, and Sheikh Imranul Haq, the former director of Pakistan National Petroleum Corporation (PSO), played in the transaction. Played a key role.

“The company made a profit from March 2015 to September 2019, which will eventually cost the government treasury 47 billion rupees by 2029. The contract will add an additional charge of 68 billion rupees to the public within 15 years.

“The names of all nine suspects are on the Export Control List (ECL). Rawalpindi National Bank is conducting an independent investigation into its contract with Qatar. Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi) Refused to cooperate with anti-corruption institutions during pre-trial detention. ”

The court of account extended the pre-trial detention of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Miftah Ismail until December 16. The court also allowed the former prime minister to meet his family. Anti-corruption agencies have arrested Shahid Hakan Abbas from Lahore.

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