Program Highlights

Here is the latest episode of ARY News program ‘ Live with Dr. Shahid Masood ‘ Thursday 25 Feb 2016

Guests: Dr. Qayyum Somro (PPP)

1:Reference filed against Dr Asim in NAB court.
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed another reference in a NAB court against senior leader of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Dr. Asim Hussain.

According to the details, in the reference filed to the NAB court six suspects charged have been charged including Dr. Asim. Two of the suspects are on bail while three are wanted. There is a 40-page investigative report against Dr. Asim in the reference which includes three thousand and seventy-four evidences against him.Dr. Asim is facing charges of 462 billion rupees worth of corruption.

There are accusations of money-laundering, hidden property, illegal allotments, land grabbing, misuse of authority and fraud using the name of trust on Dr. Asim. Two suspects in the reference with Dr. Asim, Safdar and Akhtar Hussain are on bail.

2:Zardari’s statement on extension to army chief turns into a riddle.
According to the media reports, the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has decided to hold an inquiry into the statement. PPP Information Secretary Qamar Zaman Kaira said that an inquiry into the origin of Zardari’s controversial statement would be conducted. Opposition leader Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah and Kaira visited the National Press Club in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Speaking on the occasion, Kaira said that both Zardari and the PPP had a unanimous stand on the army; they were with the army. He said that General Raheel Sahrif, chief of the army staff, had earned Pakistan and the army a good name and everyone praised his decision to retire on time.



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