LAHORE (9 News) – Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif has summoned an important meeting of the party’s senior leaders on Thursday (today) to discuss the matter regarding submission of indemnity surety bond.
According to the details, the consultation will be held on the cabinet sub-committee’s decision regarding former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. The party meeting will decide to approach court and will make strategies against the indemnity surety bond condition.
After the important meeting, Shehbaz Sharif will address a press conference at 3 pm, today, to brief about the health of Nawaz Sharif. It was also reported that the meeting will be attended by Ahsan Iqbal, Marriyum Aurangzeb, Ayaz Sadiq, Atta Tarar and other party leaders.
A day earlier, the federal government has allowed Nawaz Sharif to go abroad for four weeks after submitting indemnity surety bond worth Rs7 billion. Law Minister Farogh Naseem said that the permission had been granted keeping in the view the health of Nawaz Sharif.
He said that the government had received the application seeking removal of Nawaz Sharif’s name from the ECL. “A report of Sharif Medical City was also attached to the application,” he said.
The minister said that the departure of Nawaz Sharif is linked to surety bonds. “According to the report, the health of Nawaz Sharif is not good. He has undergone six operations,” he said.
Adviser to PM on Accountability Barrister Shahzad Akbar said that it was responsibility of the government to ensure the return of Nawaz Sharif.
“We will have to ensure that a rule should be formed for all. “The condition of Asif Zardari is unwell and he should be given the relief,” he said.
The adviser said that they had not received an application from former president Asif Zardari. “We will also listen to Asif Zaradri after receiving his application,” he said.
It is pertinent to mention here that thePML-N ruled out the possibility of submitting an indemnity bond and decided to approach the court against the federal government’s decision.