NA panel again summons Saqib Nisar, Rana Shamim

By: News Desk
Published: 12:36 PM, 12 Jan, 2022
NA panel again summons Saqib Nisar, Rana Shamim
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The National Assembly Standing Committee on Information has once again summoned former chief justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar and Gilgit Baltistan ex-chief judge Rana Mohammad Shamim, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

A requisition for a meeting of the standing committee was also submitted in the National Assembly Secretariat on Wednesday and committee chairman Mian Javed Latif once again issued notices to Saqib Nisar, Rana Shamim and journalist Ansar Abbasi to appear before the committee to explain their points of view on the news item that appeared in the electronic and print media in which the former GB chief judge claimed in an affidavit that Saqib Nisar had directed a judge of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) not to release PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz before the 2018 elections.

The NA committee chairman has also summoned former PTI president Javed Hashmi directing to him give details of revelations about Nawaz Sharif’s removal. The chairman also sought details from Javed Hashmi about his statement regarding judiciary’s role in paving for Imran Khan to become prime minister.

The committee has also called in Pemra chairman and TV anchor Hassan Nisar.

Reporter Kifayat Ali