Khaqan fails to appear in front of NAB, officials claim delaying tactics

KARACHI: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi failed to seem in NAB’s ongoing investigations towards him the place he’s alleged to have misused authority throughout his tenure as Petroleum Minister, reported ARY Information.

Former Minister for Petroleum Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was summoned by the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) immediately, Tuesday in it’s workplace with a questionnaire the anti-graft watchdog had given to him beforehand.

The previous Prime Minister of Pakistan failed to seem and neither did he submit the solutions to NAB’s questionnaire.

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NAB officers claimed that delaying ways have been being employed by the alleged to tug the case.

Fees levied towards Abbasi by NAB embrace misusing his constitutional powers and unlawful hirings within the petroleum ministry throughout his tenure.

NAB is probing a case instituted towards Abbasi in 2015 for allegedly awarding a LNG import contract at exorbitant charges, which brought about a possible $2 billion loss to the nationwide exchequer.

The case was registered on a grievance by Shahid Sattar – an power professional and former member of the Planning Fee and the SSGC board of administrators – on July 29, 2015.

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