Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur. File
Former Pakistani prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday became the latest opposition figure to be targeted under the government of his successor Imran Khan.
The Lahore chapter of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) served notices to two daughters and first wife of leader of the opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif to appear before it next week. The Sharif family said that the NAB teams raided the residences of these ladies. However, the NAB denied that raids were conducted.
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal said on Sunday that his investigators would not summon businessmen, bureaucrats and women to their offices for inquiry in future.
The government has directed all federal ministries and institutions and the governments of four provinces, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan to submit by Sept.1 the declarations of assets held and acquired by their employees during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.
In separate office memorandums, the government also notified 15 per cent ad hoc relief allowance (ARA) to the officers in management grades, besides extending the benefit of 5-10pc ARA to selective corporations and autonomous bodies.
Sheikh Ahmed was introduced to the observation cabins of Ain Dubai, which provide visitors the perfect vantage point for 360-degree views of Dubai, over the waters of the Arabian Gulf. The 48 passenger cabins have the capacity to carry more than 1,750 visitors at once.
Qureshi said Pakistan was determined to help Afghanistan avoid a collapse of its economy and had agreed measures to ease some border restrictions and facilitate trade, including on-arrival visas for Afghan business travellers. "
Employees of the Federal Penitentiary Service in Russia’s Ivanovskaya district have arrested a cat trying to transfer marijuana to Russian prisoners.