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Ishaq Dar gets green signal from ECP to contest Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has given the green signal to former finance minister Ishaq Dar for contest the upcoming Senate elections.  According to details, the objections filed on Dar’s nomination papers were rejected by the commission. It is pertinent to mention that ECP had dismissed his nomination papers because Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)…

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Memon demands equal treatment for all according to constitution

ISLAMABAD: Former Sindh information minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has said said that everybody should be treated equally according to the constitution, Samaa reported. In his statements on Thursday, Memon said that they were not released on bail while others manage to escape the country. The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader stated that he was not…

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Senate elections: Ishaq Dar challenges ECP decision

ISLAMABAD: Former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has challenged the decision of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to reject his nomination papers filed for Senate elections. Ishaq Dar said in his plea that the Returning Officer dismissed his nomination papers while going against the facts, adding he submitted the application attached with all certified papers. According…

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NAB urges Interior Ministry to place Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar’s names on ECL

ISLAMABAD: In an important development on Wednesday, NAB write to the Interior Ministry to place the names of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (r) Safdar on the Exit-Control List.  According to details, NAB wrote a letter to the Interior Ministry in which it recommended that the names of Maryam Nawaz, Nawaz…

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ECP rejects Ishaq Dar’s nomination papers for Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday rejected ex-finance minister Ishaq Dar’s nomination paper for the Senate elections, Samaa reported. According to ECP, the nomination papers were rejected because the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader failed to submit the certified declaration with the nomination papers. The commission stated that they had given time to Dar…

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Witnesses ready to record testimonies in Avenfield reference: NAB prosecutor

ISLAMABAD: Both witnesses in the Avenfield supplementary reference against Nawaz Sharif and his children are ready to testify, disclosed NAB prosecutor to the court on Friday.  According to details, proceedings of the Avenfield supplementary reference against Nawaz Sharif and his children were conducted at the accountability court. NAB prosecutor Sardar Muzaffar claimed that both witnesses, Robert…

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Court summons all remaining witnesses in reference against Dar

ISLAMABAD :An Accountability Court of Islamabad Friday testified five witnesses against former finance minister Ishaq Dar and summoned all remaining prosecution witnesses except the JIT head Wajid Zia on January 29, to record their statements. AC Judge Muhammad Bashir picked up a reference against Ishaq Dar for hearing regarding assets beyond known sources of income…

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Three more witnesses record statements in assets case against Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD: Three witnesses got their statements recorded before Accountability Court Islamabad in NAB reference against former finance minister Ishaq Dar on Monday. The reference was filed against Ishaq Dar for having assets beyond known sources of income. Accountability court judge Muhammad Bashir is heard the reference. The Accountability Court has directed the NAB to produce…

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Ishaq Dar opposes NRO for Nawaz Sharif

Ishaq Dar opposed any NRO for Nawaz Sharif saying he does not need any NRO as ‘You do not need it if you have done nothing wrong.’ Ishaq Dar’s son Ali Dar said his father gave him Qarz-e-Hasana which he showed him tax documents also. Watch this video report to know what else they said.

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Hang me if corruption claims against me are proved: Dar

LONDON: Ishaq Dar rejected the allegations of corruption leveled towards him by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, Samaa reported. Speaking exclusively with Samaa TV, Dar challenged his political rivals to prove the allegations against him. He added, “hang me if the allegations are proven true”. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader stated that the most…

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Dar denies business relations with Sharif family

KARACHI: Former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has denied business relations with the Sharif family. In an exclusive interview with Samaa, Dar also rejected allegations leveled by PTI Chairman Imran Khan earlier today. Imran Khan had said that Ishaq Dar has only been sent on leave and not sacked because he is involved in laundering money…

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Imran Khan makes fresh revelations about Ishaq Dar, Sharif family

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan claimed that Ishaq Dar is Nawaz Sharif’s front man who has 52 luxurious villas in Dubai.  Speaking in a press conference on Friday, Khan said that Ishaq Dar considers the nation as fool while Shehbaz Sharif continues the gimmicks. He claimed that he will soon disclose how Dar became a…

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PM’s adviser on finance to grapple with serious economic challenges…

Pakistan’s economy is currently on the decline as the country’s currency depreciates and the price of dollar continues to soar. But that is only one of many challenges that the new finance minister is beset with as he assumes his mantle to tackle the country’s financial and economic woes.  One of the many questions on…

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Miftah Ismail appointed as Advisor to PM on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday appointed Miftah Ismail as Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, with the status of Federal Minister, with immediate effect. The President made this appointment in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 96 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of…

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IHC stays proceeding against Dar till Jan 17

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) Wednesday stayed the proceeding of accountability court against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar till January 17. A divisional bench of IHC comprising Justice Athar Minhallah and Justice Mian Gul Hassan Aurangzeb heard a petition filed by Ishaq Dar challenging accountability court decision declaring him proclaimed absconder in a reference regarding assets…

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Four more witnesses record testimonies in Ishaq Dar assets reference

ISLAMABAD: Four more witnesses recorded their statements in the Ishaq Dar assets reference at an accountability court on Monday. According to details, the testimonies were recorded at the accountability court hearing Ishaq Dar’s assets reference case. The first witness was Director of National Assembly who said that the finance minister had been a Member of…

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World Bank approves $300 million loan for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has approved a loan of $300 million for Pakistan, SAMAA TV reported on Saturday. According to details, the amount will be spent on agricultural development in Punjab. The project is a part of a larger program to develop and improve the system of agriculture. It is expected that the money received…

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NAB to approach Interpol for Ishaq Dar’s arrest

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to arrest former finance minister Ishaq Dar through the Interpol. According to our correspondent, the decision was taken at a meeting of NAB’s Executive Board presided over by the bureau’s chairman Justice (R) Javed Iqbal today (Thursday). “Ishaq Dar is not suffering from any disease that cannot…

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Accountability Court declares Ishaq Dar absconder in reference case

ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court on Monday declared Federal Finance Minister absconder in a reference related to having assets beyond his sources of income. The court has ordered Dar to pay surety bonds of Rs. 0.5 million. The bench further remarked that the minister’s properties will be confiscated if he fails to do so. Judge Mohammad Basheer…

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Dar’s guarantor given last chance to produce accused by Dec 4

ISLAMABAD: An Accountability Court (AC) of Islamabad Wednesday gave last chance to the guarantor of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar directing him to ensure the attendance of accused before court by December 4, in a reference regarding assets beyond known sources of income. The summon notice for Ishaq Dar had been displayed at notice board of…

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Accountability Court warns to declare Ishaq Dar Proclaimed Offender

ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court Wednesday warned Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to appear before the court within ten days otherwise, he would be declared a Proclaimed Offender. The warning advertisement has been put on the notice board of the court against Ishaq Dar over his continuous absence in the hearing of the case regarding assets beyond known…

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