Here’s some of the news we’re following today, Friday.
- The country is celebrating Iqbal Day to mark the birthday of poet Allama Iqbal. The federal government had ordered that there would be no public holiday this year.
- NAB Lahore DG Shehzad Salim has said that they have more evidence than necessary against Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif. They will file the reference against him at the end of this month. The bureau has summoned Shehbaz’s sons Hamza and Salman today.
- The FIA’s director general, Bashir Memon, met with the deputy governor of the State Bank and discussed the data theft of bank account holders in the country. The FIA team will be visiting Karachi in the coming week to continue its investigations.
ICYMI: Banks were hit by the biggest cyber-attack in the country’s history. Data from 19,864 cards belonging to customers of 22 Pakistani banks has been put on sale on the dark web, according to an analysis by Pakistan’s Computer Emergency Response Team, PakCERT.
- Pakistan and New Zealand will face off in Abu Dhabi today at 4pm. New Zealand won the first ODI in the three-match series.