Former Pakistan PM risks Jail over Mumbai attacks claim

Former Pakistan PM risks Jail over Mumbai attacks claim

Abbasi said he was confident that the parliamentarians making fiery speeches against Nawaz Sharif had not even read the interview and were only making the fuss out of nothing.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi regretted that the loyalty of a person who made this country an impregnable nuclear State was being questioned and added that "no one has the right to issue a certificate of patriotism".

Mr Sharif had publicly acknowledged in an interview that militant organisations are active in Pakistan and questioned the policy to allow the "non-state actors" to cross the border and "kill" people in Mumbai.

According to a statement released after the meeting, the Committee unanimously decried and rejected the assertion of the former premier as "incorrect and misleading".

PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that the perception is totally wrong that attackers were from Pakistan. "Will speak the truth no matter what the consequences are", he said.

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The participants of NSC meeting termed the PML-N supremo's remarks as contrary to the facts and said that Indian government didn't present evidence for investigation.

Shortly after Nawaz's talk with the reporters, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the National Assembly defended the ousted premier's remarks on the Mumbai attacks ─ the second time in two days ─ reiterating the handout issued by NSC, saying that the PML-N quaid's comments were "misreported" and "misinterpreted".

In its annual report, the statement said that the World Bank estimates bilateral remittances between countries using the methodology summarised in the World Bank Working Paper 102 South-South migration and remittances by the authors of the report.

After Prime minister's address, opposition walked out from the session as a protest. The investigation had revealed that three out of four offshore companies set up by his children in the British Virgin Islands owned at least six upscale properties overlooking London's Hyde Park.Imran also stated in his tweet that the former prime minister was not only adamant on destroying government institutions like the Supreme Court, Pakistan Army and National Accountability Bureau, but had also come down to putting future of Pakistan at stake. "Why can't we complete the trial?"

Branding Nawaz Sharif's remark as an "irresponsible", senators demanded that he apologise to the nation and retract his statement, Dawn reported.

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