*ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar has denotified Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Shairf from his membership of three important standing committees of the National Assembly of Pakistan on Sunday.*
According to a notification issued by the NA secretariat, leader of the opposite in the NA Shehbaz Sharif had been detached from standing committees on law and justice, information and broadcasting and Kashmir affairs.
It is pertinent to mention here that Information Minister, Fawad Chaudhry, on February 7, had said the federal cabinet had demanded Shehbaz Sharif to immediately resign as the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
“Shehbaz is wanted to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in cases, hence he must step down on moral grounds,” he had told a press conference after the federal cabinet meeting.
Shehbaz was accused in NAB cases who often comes to Islamabad, said the minister. “The cabinet has expressed its reservation on this situation.”
Chaudhry had said Shehbaz Sharif was himself trying to protect persons wanted to NAB in different cases.