Ex-Pakistani PM Zeroes in on Pakistan's Civil-Military Divide in Interview

16 May, 2018, 15:02 | Author: Sheila Harris
  • They are members of corrupt group therefore they should be disqualified Rasheed suggested

On the orders of the country's Supreme Court, a JIT was formed previous year to probe the allegations on the Sharif family.

"The NAB chairman should be summoned to clear his position as a very serious allegation of sending money to the enemy country has been levelled against the former prime minister", Mr Abbasi had said. The participants termed the remarks as contrary to the facts and said that Indian government didn't present evidence for investigation.

Abbasi said he also held a meeting with Sharif after the NSC meeting and asserted that Sharif did not say what was reported in the media about the Mumbai attack.

Under fire for his statement on 26/11 Mumbai attacks, Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has asserted that the media "grossly misinterpreted" his remarks.

"PPP rejects Nawaz Sharif's statement and stance on the Mumbai attacks", she said, adding that questions were being raised all around the world following Sharif 's remarks. He has denounced non-state actors for crossing the border and killing people in Mumbai. "These media reports were incorrect", read the press release.

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"The same policy existed during the tenures of Pakistan Peoples Party, General Musharraf and even earlier", he emphasized.

It also asked the Prime Minister if he would show the courage to ensure that the trail of 26/11 is either held under the guidance of global agencies or they are handed over to India. "Why can't we complete the trial?" questioned Sharif, referring to the legal battle over those accused of involvement in the 26/11 terror attacks.

The bit from the interview that has drawn the most interest is Sharif's decision to acknowledge the role of non-state groups in the November 26, 2008, Mumbai attacks. Mohammad Bashir, Judge of Accountability Court I initiated the hearing. Under these circumstances, no one knows for sure what is in store for politics of the country in coming days.

Two opposition lawmakers have tendered resignations from a parliamentary panel in protest against summoning head of the accountability watchdog to quiz him for starting a probe into deposed premier Nawaz Sharif's alleged money laundering on basis of a news report.

He said, "What's wrong with my statement?" He called the PML-N member "a modern day Mir Jafar" and assailed him for speaking "PM Narendra Modi's language" to protect his wealth stashed in his son's offshore companies.In a tweet Khan said that Nawaz Sharif is the modern-day Mir Jafar, who collaborated with the British to enslave his nation for personal gains.

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