Islamabad: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has on Friday said former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will be in Pakistan’s jail by January 15 as efforts are underway to bring him back from London.
Shibli Faraz said at a press conference in Islamabad that Nawaz Sharif will be deported so that he can face his case and answer his property. He said that the government will not only punish corrupt elements, but also recover the looted national wealth.
“The video footage of the arrest of Captain (retired) Safdar in Karachi showed that he was taken into custody by police in a respectable manner, which exposed the contradictory statements of the Sindh government and Maryam Safdar. The Supreme Court has already declared Maryam Safdar a liar.
“Ahsan Iqbal, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Khawaja Asif and Rana Sanaullah, all are under the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) scrutiny. Those who plundered money during their tenure are now talking about sanctity of vote.
“The rulers who ruled the country for decades have been rejected by people. Their politics has ended and their next abode is in jail for plundering the national wealth.
“Pakistan’s economy is reviving, showing positive indicators in various sectors. Exports are on the rise; remittances are at record high level; and construction industry is fast flourishing. Increase in remittances shows trust in the PTI government.”