NAB references: Cabinet to approve withdrawal of Nawaz, Maryam’s jail trial notification today

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ISLAMABAD (DNA) – In a meeting scheduled to be held today (Wednesday in Islamabad, the federal cabinet will provide approval to withdraw the notification pertaining to ousted premier Nawaz Sharif and her daughter Maryam’s jail trial in Al-Azizia and Flagship references.

The development comes following the interim government’s major decision to conduct hearing of the references, filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in line with the Supreme Court judgment in Panama Papers case, in open court.

The cabinet meeting chaired by Caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk will take a nine-point agenda into consideration.

The session will approve the notification issued on July 13 maintaining that Nawaz will undergo jail trial in references filed against him.

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The agenda also includes improvement of law and order situation in the country, salary deduction of government employees for the construction of dams and withdrawal of OGDCL and PPL’s directors’ nomination approval.