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Shehbaz’s representative appears before NAB in waste management probe


LAHORE, MAY 13 (DNA) – A representative of Shehbaz Sharif appeared before the National Accountability Bureau Lahore in the waste management company inquiry.

According to NAB sources, Faisal Afzal appeared in NAB Lahore in place of Shehbaz Sharif, the President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, who has been presently in London.

Faisal Afzal appeared in NAB Lahore office and submitted a written letter of the PML-N leader’s counsel Atta Tarar. The letter said that Shehbaz Sharif has been in London and could not appear in NAB office in Lahore Waste Management Company probe, sources said.

The opposition leader’s legal team also submitted written answers of NAB questions about the solid waste management case via the representative. The accountability bureau had sent a summon with seven questions to Shehbaz Sharif for appearing before the bureau.

Shehbaz Sharif’s representative submitted reply about the NAB question that the summary for establishment of the Solid Waste Management Company was allegedly approved without getting opinions from the finance and law departments, sources said.

The representative also submitted written answer of the NAB question about fulfilling legal requirements for establishment of the company. NAB sources said that the questionnaire contained seven questions about Lahore Waste Management Company.

Some of the questions asked in the questionnaire from Shehbaz Sharif are, why had he approved summary for formation of Lahore Waste Management Company without the recommendations of Finance and Law ministries?

Why it was necessary to constitute a new company while a department was performing the same duty. Had he followed all the legal requirements for the creation of a new company?

Why had he decided to constitute the company? Why IS Tech Company had been given contract without completing the auction process? = DNA

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