Govt awaits SC’s detailed verdict on NAB amends

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ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murtaza Solangi on Friday said the caretaker government was waiting for the Supreme Court to issue a detailed judgment on a case related to the amendments in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) laws.
“Law Ministry and legal experts will review the detailed judgment and future course of action will be announce in the light of their opinion,” the minister said while addressing a news conference along with Caretaker Ministers for Finance and Energy Dr. Shamshad Akhtar and Muhammad Ali. To a query, Solangi reiterated the caretaker government’s commitment to assist the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in holding the general election in the country.
“Funds for election were allocated in the federal budget presented by the previous government and at this stage, delimitation process is underway. However, it is our commitment to fulfill all the requirements of the Election Commission whether it is related to finance or security,” the minister remarked.
Meanwhile, Caretaker Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murtaza Solangi said that Namira Saleem’s upcoming journey to space was a sign of Pakistan’s growing presence in space exploration and a major achievement for the nation. This he said during a meeting with Pakistan’s first female astronaut Namira Saleem who met him here. Namira Salim briefed the caretaker minister about the preparations for her space journey on October 5 this year. Namira Saleem expressed her determination to raise the Pakistani flag in space. Solangi congratulated Namira Saleem on behalf of the Government of Pakistan, the Prime Minister and the people for starting the space journey and expressed good wishes for her success.
Terming Namira Saleem a role model for all women, Murtaza Solangi said the young generation can raise the name of Pakistan in the world in various fields of life. “This effort of Namira Saleem will highlight the positive image of Pakistan as a peace-loving and progressive country,” Murtaza Solangi maintained. It should be noted that Namira Saleem is the first woman of Pakistan who also has the honour of reaching the poles. Namira Saleem had hoisted Pakistan’s flag at the North Pole on April 21, 2007, while she would be leaving for space travel on October 5.