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No more summons, heavy references to be prepared against Sharifs: NAB sources

LAHORE, AUG 23 (DNA)- National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned a key meeting in Lahore today in bid to prepare reference against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for having extra assets than income.

As per details garnered, Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) chairman has appointed Joint Director Ali Adnan in this regard and instructed him to submit complete record of finance minister’s seven companies. Likewise, NAB has also summoned record of Dar, family and National Bank President Saeed Ahmad from banks and financial institutions across country by Aug-25.

Sources privy to development told out correspondent that NAB has secretly recorded statements of Saeed Ahmad and Javed Kiyani in which earlier told officials that he was unaware of Dar’s act of opening bank accounts on his name. NAB team is waiting for reply to Panamagate JIT’s letters which would help them in knowing complete details of money laundered abroad through fake accounts of aforementioned personalities.

It has also been learnt that Saeed Ahmad and former SECP chairman Zafar Hijazi have rejected NAB’s offer to become approvers in ongoing investigation. Similarly, NAB officials are mulling to prepare reference against Sharif family instead of summoning them.

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