Sheikh Rasheed says Shahbaz’s identify has not been positioned on ECL

Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed on Saturday clarified that the Ministry of Interior has not positioned PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif’s identify on the no-fly record. 

In a video assertion shared on his social media accounts, the minister stated the summary forwarded by the inside ministry to position the previous Punjab chief minister’s identify on the Exit Control List (ECL) has not but been acquired.

“The summary can be received by Monday or Wednesday,” he stated, including that the names of 14 co-accused with the PML-N chief are already positioned on the ECL.

“Five members of the Sharif family are absconders in this case and he {Shahbaz Sharif] is Nawaz Sharif’s guarantor,” the minister famous.

Rasheed stated the chief of the Opposition within the National Assembly was circuitously flying to London however needed to go to Qatar, the place he was to finish a 15-day quarantine interval, earlier than flying to the UK.

He stated that up to now, the federal government has not acquired any medical report from the previous Punjab chief minister. The inside minister stated after the summary is acquired from the cupboard, the legislation ministry and the inside minister will take a joint resolution on whether or not or not Sharif’s identify might be positioned on the ECL.

“So you will have to wait for the summary, after which the law ministry and the interior ministry will take a decision [on the matter],” he stated. “The decision will be in accordance with the law, Constitution and Article 25,” he added.

Cabinet approves including Shehbaz Sharif to ECL

As per an earlier Geo News report, the cupboard has accepted including Sharif’s identify to the ECL on the suggestions of NAB, sources confirmed.

Sources on the ministry of inside stated the approval of the inclusion of Sharif’s identify within the no-fly record was given via a circulation summary. After approval, the summary was despatched to the inside ministry which can proceed accordingly.

An official notification associated to the choice might be launched someday later.

A sub-committee of the federal cupboard had really useful together with Shahbaz Sharif to the ECL.

It needs to be famous that on May 7, the LHC had launched Sharif on bail in a case pertaining to property past means.

Later, the courtroom additionally allowed him to go overseas for eight weeks on medical grounds.

However, Sharif was offloaded final week at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal Airport from a Doha-bound flight by the immigration officers as his identify was on the provincial identification record (PNIL).

The PML-N president was instructed he couldn’t depart the nation till the system was up to date.

The federal authorities had additionally introduced to file a petition towards the permission granted to him to go away for overseas.

Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry had stated Sharif’s assure couldn’t be accepted as he had earlier given assurances about former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s return however nothing grew to become of that. 


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