Inclusion, exclusion of names from blacklist is FIA DG’s prerogative: Fawad

Staff Reporter

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said on Saturday that the inclusion and exclusion of someone’s name on the blacklist was the prerogative of the Federal Investigation Agency director-general.

In a tweet, the federal minister said the legal counsel of PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif had given no application to the FIA DG for removal of his name from the list.

Chaudhry said that the record could not be changed by verbal statements.

Fawad Chaudhry announced that the government will go to court against the LHC decision in the Shahbaz Sharif case.

Meanwhile, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar has informed Prime Minister Imran Khan of the incident regarding Shahbaz Sharif’s offloading from the plane at Allama Iqbal Airport, reported a private news channel on Saturday.

According to sources, SAPM Akbar was assigned the task to stop PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif from leaving the country.

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