Friday, December 2

Minister: (Govt to implement court’s decision against Nawaz in Avenfield reference: Zafar)

ISLAMABAD:Caretaker Information Minister Syed Ali Zafar has said that the government will implement the court’s decision regarding the case of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Talking to a private news channel, he said legal process in the case would be followed from Monday. He said the caretaker government would also implement orders of the court regarding confiscation of property of the convict.

He said Nawaz Sharif has the right to file an appeal against the court decision. Ali Zafar said Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz would be brought back to Pakistan with the help of British government. However, he said Pakistan does not have extradition treaty with Britain.

Replying to a question, the Information Minister said NAB is a constitutional institution and we cannot interfere in its affairs. To a question about Capt (r) Mohammad Safdar, he said NAB is taking action to arrest him.