Bulletins 1200 16th March 2018

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ISLAMABAD: In response to a question over non-inclusion of Sharif family members’ name on no-fly list, Former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday said the interior ministry’s committee is answerable for decisions on recommendations for including names on the Exit Control List (ECL).

Speaking at the floor of National Assembly, the estranged PML-N leader said “if” a decision to not include the names of Sharif family members on the list has been finalized, it must have been made somewhere else.

He was making a response to PPP lawmaker Syed Naveed Qamar’s question about delay on National Accountability Bureau (NAB) recommendations about placing Sharifs on the Exit Control List (ECL).

On February 14, the anti-graft body had written a letter to the interior ministry to place former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar.

Nisar went on saying that he had changed the policy of placing names on the ECL and minimized the role of ministry during his tenure as Interior Minister.

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