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PTI raises questions on using foreign ministry for defending Sharif family.

ISLAMABAD -- PTI has raised questions on using foreign ministry by the government for defending Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif and his family.

PTI leader Andleeb Abbas has sent a letter to personal secretary of PM seeking reply from him within 21 days in respect of the questions raised by her on alleged use of foreign ministry for defending Sharif family.

It is said in the letter that why the directives in writing were issued to Pakistan embassies in other countries to defend Sharif family after announcement of Panama case verdict. Defending national stature and ensuring national security is domain of foreign ministry and its subordinate departments. Foreign ministry has spent Rs 8220 million under what head to purchase 35 high security vehicles. Why 1070 million rupees were paid to CDA for construction of Kazakhstan embassy in Islamabad and why permission was not obtained from parliament before releasing this amount.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:May 2, 2017
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