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Send Ishaq Dar to jail: NAB prosecutor requests court

ISLAMABAD: The Accountability Court Wednesday adjourned the hearing of assets case against Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar till Monday without any proceedings today (Wednesday). Dar’s lead counsel Khawaja Haris failed to appear before the NAB court today hearing case regarding assets beyond known sources of income; hence, the hearing was adjourned without any headway. National…

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ADB enhances limit for private sector operations in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank has increased limit for private sector operations in Pakistan from 700 million dollars to 1.7 billion dollars. ADB’s Executive Director Sami Saeed apprised the Finance Minister Ishaq Dar about it during a meeting in Islamabad. He said the limit has been enhanced due to improved credit ratings of Pakistan and…

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Nation, govt and Pakistan Army are one body: Ahsan Iqbal

NANKANA SAHIB: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Monday that Pakistan Army, nation and the government were all one body.  Talking to media representatives, Ahsan Iqbal said that the civilian government had the back of the armed forces and vice versa. He also negated the perception that his statement was against Pakistan Army….

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PM, party to decide about my resignation: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday stated that Pakistan Muslim League-N and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi would have the final say about his resignation.  After presenting himself before the accountability court, Ishaq Dar held a press conference where he spoke to media officials. Much of the presser was dominated with questions pertaining to…

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Assets case: Ishaq Dar’s plea for exemption from appearance rejected

ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court adjourned the hearing of a case regarding the assets beyond the known sources of income against Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar till midday on Monday. The federal minister appeared before the court of judge Muhammed Bashir and requested the exemption from the personal appearance. However, his plea was turned down. The judge…

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Dar performing duties activly: Musadiq

ISLAMABAD:Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Media Affairs Dr Musadiq Malik on Saturday said Senator Ishaq Dar was performing his duties and responsibilities as minister for finance actively. Talking to a private news channel, he said the finance minister had given an attractive package for exporters and businessmen, which was now yielding positive results…

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Ishaq Dar appears in Accountability Court; trial underway

ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court Thursday resumed hearing of case against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar pertaining to possession of assets beyond his known sources of income. Accountability Court Judge Muhammad Bashir picked up the reference against Ishaq Dar filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in compliance of Supreme Court orders in Panama papers case judgment. For…

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Hearing of case against Ishaq Dar adjourned till Oct 12

ISLAMABAD: An Accountability Court (AC) of Islamabad Wednesday adjourned hearing of a reference against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, regarding assets beyond known sources of income till October 12. The court also recorded the statement of a NAB witness Ishtiaq Ali and also summoned two others including Tariq Javed and Shahid Aziz on next date of…

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Witnesses testify as Ishaq Dar trial begins

ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court Wednesday resumed hearing of case against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar pertaining to possession of assets beyond his sources of income. Anti-corruption watchdog National Accountability Bureau on September 8 filed a case against Dar for possessing assets beyond known sources of income following the July 28 verdict of the Supreme Court. Dar was…

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IHC dismisses Dar’s plea challenging charge sheet against him

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) dismissed plea challenging charge sheet framed by the Accountability Court in an interim reference against Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar. Justice Athir Minnallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurengzeb dismissed plea after hearing preliminary arguments placed by Khawaja Haris counsel for the petitioner. Before dismissing the petitions, however the…

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Date for filing of tax returns extended till Oct 31

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Friday approved extension in the due date for filing of Income Tax Returns/Statements by Companies, salaried individuals, other individuals and AOPs, till October 31, 2017. The minister approved extension in the date in view of the requests made by the tax…

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What are the allegations against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar?

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar is facing a litany of allegations pertaining to corruption in the NAB reference. Here are the details of the charge sheet against the finance minister. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar was indicted on Wednesday when he presented himself before the accountability court. When Dar was asked in court by the judge…

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Video: Reporters, lawyers banned during Ishaq Dar’s hearing

An accountability court Wednesday indicted Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a corruption reference filed against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The reference was related to possession of assets beyond known sources of income. However, the minister pleaded not guilty to all charges, terming them baseless. The NAB has also presented a list of…

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Video: It was contempt to bring Dar from back door, says Babar Awan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Babar Awan has said that bringing Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to the court room from the back door of the building is contempt of court.

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Ishaq Dar’s indictment is a ‘joke’, says Sanaullah

LAHORE: Punjab’s Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has called Finance Minister’s indictment in corruption reference as a joke. He made the statements while speaking exclusively with Samaa TV. The law minister stated that that a fraud is being committed with Pakistan. He went on to say that the nation is “watching everything”. Sanaullah stated that no…

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Ishaq Dar indicted in corruption reference, denies charges

ISLAMABAD: An Accountability Court on Wednesday indicted Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a corruption case of having assets beyond income. The Finance Minister denied charges leveled by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and vowed to defend his position to prove himself innocent. Accountability Court Judge Muhammad Bashir read out the charge sheet against Ishaq Dar in the…

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Video: Dar arrives in court with tension written all over his face

ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday presented himself before an accountability court, with tension written all over his face.  According to details, Dar showed up at the premises with a tense expression. His gaze never met the reporters’ and media personnel who had gathered at the venue to take his comments. Dar was…

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Video: Sheikh Rasheed’s reaction to Ishaq Dar appearing before NAB court

President of Awami Muslim League (AML) Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has said that everyone has the right to prove himself innocent.

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NAB court to file charges against Ishaq Dar on September 27

ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court in Islamabad will file charges against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on 27th September, Samaa reported. The finance minister appeared before the court on Monday (today) and Judge Mohammad Basheer heard the corruption references against him. Accountability Court has also ordered Ishaq Dar to submit surety bonds of Rs. 5 million as well….

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Ishaq Dar postpones return to Pakistan

LONDON: Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar has postponed his return to Pakistan, Samaa reported. According to reports, he will be staying in Britain for 10 more days. Due to his absence, the issue regarding the signature of the finance minister has now become a concern. According to sources, the respondents should sign the surety…

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PML-N leadership decides to remove Finance Minister Ishaq Dar

LONDON: The leadership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has decided to remove Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the wake of inquiry into corruption allegations against him, Samaa reported. According to our correspondent, the decision to take resignation from Ishaq Dar was taken at a high-level consultative meeting chaired by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in…

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