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  • Cheema complains to PTI tribunal against ‘victimisation’

    ISLAMABAD: Omar Sarfaraz Cheema, a former spokesperson for Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan, has complained to PTI election tribunal chief retired Justice Wajihuddin Ahmed against ‘victimisation’ for speaking up about alleged irregularities in the party elections...

    Read: PTI’s chief furious as internal party differences made publicWhen contacted, Mr Cheema said: “It is an internal party matter and I cannot comment on...

  • PTI's Nasir Cheema wins Gujranwala PP-97 re-poll: unofficial result

    GUJRANWALA: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's Nasir Cheema turned out victorious after unofficial results emerged from Gujranwala's constituency PP-97, de-seating PML-N's Ashraf Warraich, who had been the victor in the constituency before a tribunal order re-election in 33 polling stations...

    According to unofficial results from all 33 polling stations, PTI's Cheema bagged a total of 10,405 votes while PML-N's Warraich could secure 9,966...

  • Manager Cheema steps down

    LAHORE: Naveed Akram Cheema, manager of Pakistan cricket team, has stepped down from his post after being appointed chairman of the Federal Public Service Commission by the government...

    Talking to Dawn, Cheema confirmed on Friday that he had informed PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan about his decision of leaving the said post during a meeting held here on Friday...

  • Cheema appointed chairman of FPSC

    ISLAMABAD: A senior bureaucrat and former manager of the national cricket team, Naveed Akram Cheema, was appointed on Tuesday the chairman of the Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC), a government organisation which deals with selection and promotion of civil service officers...

    President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to Mr Cheema at a ceremony at the Presidency...

  • Ashiyana-i-Iqbal housing scam: NAB arrests LDA ex-chief Ahad Cheema

    LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested former head of the Lahore Development Authority Ahad Khan Cheema on Wednesday to question him about his alleged involvement in Lahore’s Ashiyana-i-Iqbal Housing Society scam, causing quite a stir in the Punjab chief minister’s camp...

    Mr Cheema, who currently heads two power companies in the Punjab, was arrested from his Gulberg office after he failed to comply with the NAB’s...

  • ‘Administrative upheaval’ ensues Cheema’s arrest

    The decision came after a delegation of senior PAS officers, who were led by the chief secretary, called on the chief minister to convey him a resolution adopted by a secretaries committee meeting earlier in the day, urging him to take note of the humiliation the civil servants felt the way Mr Cheema was arrested...

    The government wanted to handle the matter of Mr Cheema’s arrest and humiliation of the officials through legal...

  • Cheema’s arrest draws ire of Punjab’s power centre

    While the treasury benches of the Punjab Assembly condemned former Lahore Development Authority director general Ahad Cheema’s arrest in a housing scheme scam, the leaders of opposition parties urged the Punjab bureaucracy to distance itself from the tussle between the ruling party and state institutions...

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan tweeted: “Utterly shameful how bureaucracy belonging to PAS (Pakistan Administrative...

  • Opp uses Cheema’s arrest as a stick to beat govt with

    LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly on Friday met for a brief but noisy session in which the arrest of Lahore Development Authority’s former director general Ahad Cheema was part of the debate...

    As soon as the House met with a 50-minute delay, Nosheen Hamid of the opposition, on a point of order, wanted to know how and why Mr Cheema was promoted to next grade within a day of his arrest by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on...

  • Formalities completed before Cheema’s arrest, court told

    LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday told the Lahore High Court that all legal formalities had been fulfilled before the arrest of former head of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Ahad Khan Cheema in Ashiyana-i-Iqbal housing scheme scam...

    Mr Cheema being the [then] director general of LDA, the executing agency of the project, was summoned more than once but he failed to appear before the investigation team...

  • Ashiyana scheme: Court extends Ahad Cheema, Shahid Shafiq's physical remand by 15 days

    A Lahore accountability court on Monday extended by 15 days the physical remand of former Lahore Development Authority (LDA) director general Ahad Cheema and Bismillah Engineering Services proprietor/partner Shahid Shafiq in connection with the Ashiyana Iqbal Housing Scheme case...

    Cheema and Shafiq were arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) last month after discrepancies and alleged corruption worth billions were...

  • NAB gets wind of Cheema’s ‘share’ in another scheme

    LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has reportedly found ‘evidence’ of former Lahore Development Authority director general Ahad Khan Cheema’s Rs400 million share in another housing scheme in Lahore...

    “During investigation in the Rs14 billion Ashiana-i-Iqbal housing scam, NAB has got a clue that Mr Cheema is a shareholder of Rs400m in a housing society on Ferozepur Road,” a source told Dawn on Thursday...

  • Ashiyana scam: Prime suspect Ahad Cheema suspended from govt position

    The Punjab government on Saturday suspended Ahad Cheema, the prime suspect in the Ashiyana-i-Iqbal Housing Society scam, from his official position for three months...

    According to a notification, a copy of which is available with DawnNewsTV, Cheema has been suspended for three months with effect from Feb 21, when he was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)...

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