Pak’s interim Premier-in-waiting an accused in a Rs.220 billion corruption case  

Islamabad: Pakistan’s interim Prime Minister in-waiting Shahid Khaqan Abbasi who is set to elected for the top job on Tuesday is facing a Rs 220 billion corruption charge which is being carried out by the country’s National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

Abbasi, who was the petroleum minister is a principal accused in a liquefied natural gas import contract, reported the Dawn.

Following the removal of  Nawz Sharif as PM after the Panama Papers fall out, the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (N) had chosen Abbasi as the interim Premier till Shahbaz Sharif, Nawaz’s brother takes over the as Prime Minister.

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