Ashiana Housing case: Shehbaz Sharif records statement with NAB

Ashiana Housing case: Shehbaz Sharif records statement with NAB

Lahore (Staff Report): Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif on Monday reached the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) regional office to record his statement in an inquiry related to the Ashiana-e-Iqbal Housing Scheme.


According to sources, Shehbaz arrived at NAB's Lahore office without official protocol and recorded his statement for an hour-and-a-half.

On January 17, NAB Lahore had issued a notification stating that it has been conducting an inquiry against management/officials of Punjab Land Development Company (PLDC), Lahore Casa Developers, Lahore Development Authority and others.

The letter read that the prima facie, Shehbaz Sharif, being the Punjab chief minister, ordered "cancellation of award of contract of Ashiana-e-Iqbal to successful bidder Ch Latif and Sons, leading to award of contract to Lahore Casa Developers (JV), a proxy of Paragon City (Pvt) Limited, which resulted in the loss of Rs 193 million approximately."