- Shaukat Tareen has been tipped as subsequent finance minister however he refused to simply accept the provide till instances in opposition to are dismissed.
- Prime Minister Imran Khan has now included Tareen within the prime financial advisory tasked with aiding the nationwide policymaking.
- The Islamabad Excessive Court docket has already served notices to Shaukat Tareen, Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and others accused within the NAB case in opposition to their acquittal.
ISLAMABAD: Former finance minister Shaukat Tareen on Wednesday filed a petition within the Islamabad Excessive Court docket (IHC) for an early listening to of Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) appeals difficult his acquittal in two rental energy references.
An Accountability Court docket (AC) of Islamabad had acquitted Shaukat Tareen, Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and others final yr in Sahiwal and Pirangheb Rental Energy initiatives references, which was challenged by the accountability watchdog earlier than the IHC.
The IHC had already served notices to Shaukat Tareen, Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and others accused within the NAB case in opposition to their acquittal.
In Sahiwal rental energy reference, the accused have been charged with allegedly misusing Rs6.1 million, the quantity which was paid in time period of authorized charges.
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The reference was filed by NAB in 2014 after the Supreme Court docket had declared the Rental Energy Tasks unlawful on a 2009 petition of PML-N.
Shaukat Tareen was approached by the PTI authorities for the workplace of finance minister after Hafeez Shaikh’s elimination however he linked his acceptance with NAB instances pending in opposition to him.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has included Tareen within the prime financial advisory tasked with aiding the nationwide policymaking.