Federal cabinet approves to place Maryam Nawaz’s name on ECL

Federal cabinet, committee, approves, place, Maryam Nawaz, name, ECL
14 Jan, 2020 2:29 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal cabinet’s sub-committee has approved to place the name of PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz on the exit control list in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case.

The cabinet has granted the approval on the recommendation of the sub-committee.

On the other hand, a two-member bench of the Lahore High Court will hear a petition of Maryam Nawaz seeking removal of her name from the ECL on January 15.

The bench will comprise of Justice Muhammad Tariq Abbasi and Chaudhry Mushtaq Ahmad.

On December 16, the Lahore High Court (LHC) had ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to submit the reply on the return of the passport of Maryam Nawaz on December 24. The court also allowed Yousaf Abbas to submit the reply on the bail plea of Yousaf Abbas. A two-member bench headed by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi heard the bail plea.

Earlier, the Lahore High Court (LHC) had referred Maryam Nawaz’s plea for removal of her name from the exit control list (ECL) to the review committee of the federal government.

The court also ordered the review committee to make decision on the application in a week.

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