NAB re-files reference of LNG scandal.


ISLAMABAD -- National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday has again filed reference of liquefied natural gas (LNG) scandal. According to details, the anti-corruption watchdog has addressed the objections raised by the registrar office of accountability court and re-filed the reference, nominating former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and 9 others as accused. NAB judge Azam Khan will formally hear the reference in courtroom number 2. It is to be mentioned here that the apex court on September 10, 2018 had directed NAB to complete inquiry against Abbasi and others for the alleged corruption in the LNG contract. As the minister for petroleum and natural resources, Abbasi has been accused of granting contract on LNG Terminal to ETPL,

Tri-partial agreement, LSA with EETPL and LNG import from Qatar etc. In June 2018, the...

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