ISLAMABAD: PPP co-chairperson and former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari Thursday claimed that the subsequent authorities within the nation might be of his social gathering.
During an interplay with the media individuals after an look earlier than an accountability courtroom in Islamabad, Asif Ali Zardari stated that the “next turn” to form a government in the country will be of the PPP.
“The accountability process will continue till the country’s economy does not come down further,” the PPP chief stated whereas replying to a query.
‘Zardari cannot be indicted after new NAB ordinance’
Earlier, the previous president appeared earlier than an accountability courtroom in Islamabad and filed an acquittal plea in a Rs8 billion suspicious transactions case.
During the continuing, his counsel Farooq Hamid Naek argued that Zardari couldn’t be indicted within the case after the brand new NAB ordinance.
“No allegation about harming the national exchequer has been levelled against my client in the case,” the lawyer stated, including that the case didn’t come below corruption and corrupt practices.
Hence, the accountability courtroom has no jurisdiction to listen to the case, argued the lawyer.
Zardari’s counsel stated that an allegation referring to Rs150 million price of registered sale deeds has been levelled towards his shopper and, as per the case, the quantity was paid by financial institution cheques.
He stated that the financial institution cheques didn’t belong to Asif Ali Zardari.
“First of all, tell me whether this petition is admissible or not?” requested the choose.
The lawyer pleaded with the courtroom to concern a discover to NAB and search its reply and stated he would then give his arguments on it.
Meanwhile, the choose reserved the decision over the admissibility of the petition and stated that he would announce his resolution shortly.