Chairman NAB apologizes to Mukhtar
Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Naveed Ahsan has telephoned Minister for Defence and apologized on Thursday’s incident.
According to a private TV channel, Chairman NAB telephoned Defence Minister Chaudhary Ahmed Mukhtar and regretted the happening of the incident.
The Defence Minister has confirmed that Chairman NAB telephoned him, saying he (Mukhtar) has decided not to go to any foreign country until the completion of inquiry.
The minister said that he informed President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani in this regard.
It is noted that Defence Minister Chaudhary Ahmed Mukhtar, his wife and secretary were barred from boarding a flight of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) for Beijing at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Thursday because his name had been put on the ECL.
The interior ministry had put on the ECL, the names of beneficiaries of National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) on the request of NAB in compliance with the Supreme Court’s orders.