PML-N leader Khawaja Asif skips NAB’s appearance

PML-N leader Khawaja Asif skips NAB’s appearance

Rawalpindi (Staff Report): Former foreign minister Khawaja Asif on Monday apologised to appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in assets beyond means case.


The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader, in writing, informed the anti-corruption watchdog about his unavailability in writing and stated that he is not in country.

The NAB Rawalpindi had summoned the former minister in assets beyond means case on April 1 (today).

The anti-graft body directed the PML-N leader to appear before Rawalpindi bureau along with all details of his bank accounts and foreign properties.

Khawaja is accused of causing a loss of Rs3.66 billion to the national exchequer and accumulating assets in Pakistan and abroad beyond his known source of income.

NAB Director General Justice (r) Javed Iqbal had approved an investigation into corruption charges against Khawaja Asif.