Shehbaz Sharif brought to Islamabad to attend NA session

Shehbaz Sharif brought to Islamabad to attend NA session

Islamabad (Staff Report): Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif was brought to the Parliament House on Wednesday to attend the session of the assembly.

The leader of the opposition in the National Assembly, who has been in the NAB's custody since October 5 in connection to the Ashiana Housing Scheme case, was brought to Islamabad from Lahore by a two-member team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

At the Parliament House, the NAB team handed over Shehbaz to the deputy sergeant at arms, who signed on documents regarding the opposition leader's brief custody.

Last week, NA Speaker Asad Qaiser issued Shehbaz's production orders.

The session of the National Assembly has been summoned on a requisition of PML-N leaders.

A PML-N delegation had visited the NA speaker's house and requisitioned that a session of the Lower House be called immediately to debate over the arrest of the opposition leader.

Meanwhile, an accountability court in Lahore granted NAB a 14-day extension in the physical remand of Shehbaz Sharif on October 16.

The former Punjab chief minister was arrested on October 5 when he appeared before NAB to record his statement in the Punjab Saaf Pani Company case.