Govt to file petition against Shehbaz Sharif’s bail: Ali

Govt to file petition against Shehbaz Sharif’s bail: Ali

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan Friday said the present government would file a petition against bail of Opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leadership had always welcomed those decisions which came in their favour and they also criticized the court and judges in the past, he said talking to a private news channel.

The minister said despite getting bail, there were still allegations of corruption charges against Shehbaz Sharif. The courts and National Accountability Bureau (NAB) were independent and decision might be come against Shehbaz Sharif in the future, he added.

He said Prime Minister Imran Khan wanted the 30 years of accountability against PML-N leadership because they had done massive corruption in their regimes. The cases against Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif had registered during previous tenure of Pakistan People’s Party, he stated. Ali Muhammad Khan the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government was not interfering in the affairs of the institutions.

Regarding the visit of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, he said the visit would be historical and fruitful. Saudi Arabia was already helping Pakistan to cope economic crisis.

The minister said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia were enjoying good brotherly ties since long. The prime minister already held visits to Saudi Arabia, China, Qatar and United Arab Emirates (UAE) to further cement the relations with them, he said.

To a query, he said Pakistan is peaceful and peace loving country and rejected Indian baseless allegations against Pakistan. The foreign office had already given strong reaction against Indian allegations, he added.