The sub-committee of Cabinet on Wednesday (Dec 18) reserved decision for removing Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) vice president and daughter of Nawaz Sharif Maryam Nawaz’s name from no-fly list. Sources have claimed that the representative of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) opposed removing Maryam’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL).
During the session, Maryam Nawaz’s representative Atta Tarar adopted a stance that the PML-N vice president is not wanted to any institution and never missed any appearance of the court.
Earlier, The federal cabinet in a meeting on December 10 chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan has opposed to send Maryam Nawaz abroad, sources reported. Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda strongly opposed to let Maryam Nawaz fly abroad. He urged the government not to exclude her name from the Exit Control List (ECL). Several ministers, including PM Imran, agreed with his opinion.
The Lahore High Court’s (LHC) two-member bench headed by Justice Ali Baqar Najaf, on Monday (Dec 9) asked the government to make a final decision about removing the name of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz from the Exit Control List (ECL) within the next seven days.
Earlier, Maryam has requested the court to direct the government to remove her name from the Exit Control List (ECL) as she wishes to go abroad for six weeks. The federal government, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and the Immigration and Passport authority have been named parties in the petition.
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