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  • NBP president, Javed Kayani record statements before NAB in Sharif, Dar references

    National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) President Saeed Ahmed and Javed Kayani, a friend of Nawaz Sharif, appeared before a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) investigation team in Lahore on Monday to record their statements in the ongoing references against Ishaq Dar's assets and the Sharifs' Avenfield properties in London, DawnNews reported...

    NAB also offered to make Ahmed and Kayani approvers against the Sharif family and Dar during the...

  • Gen Kayani influenced 2013 election, says PTI's Naeemul Haque

    Remarks made by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Spokesperson Naeemul Haque on a TV show have landed him in hot water, as he alleged that former chief of army staff Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani had rigged the last General Election...

    Hours later, the PTI leader issued a clarification saying in a tweet: "My comments on Geo last night about General Kayani were my own and do not reflect [the] party['s] stance in any way...

  • Punjab ‘cancelled Ring Road contract’ awarded to Kamran Kayani

    LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Tuesday that his government had cancelled the Ring Road contract awarded to Kamran Kayani for his failure to honour the commitment...

    “When the PML-N came to power in Punjab in 2008, I found that Kamran Kayani (brother of former army chief retired Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani) was awarded the Ring Road construction contract by the previous government...

  • NAB, Kamran Kayani trying to work out plea bargain

    LAHORE: With the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) deciding in principle to file a reference in the Rs16 billion DHA City (Lahore) scam against prime accused Hammad Arshad, who is relative of a former chief justice of Pakistan, it is trying to strike a plea bargain with Kamran Kayani, a brother of former army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, in the case, according to sources...

    The official sources told Dawn that NAB was in contact...

  • Musharraf says he invoked emergency after consulting Gen Kayani

    ISLAMABAD: Former president retired Gen Pervez Musharraf has claimed that he invoked the Nov 3, 2007 emergency after holding consultations with former chief of army staff retired Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and the senior civilian and military hierarchy...

    This is the first time that Gen Musharraf has directly dragged Gen Kayani into the emergency issue since the PML-N government had filed a (high treason) complaint against him in a...

  • NAB asked to investigate Kayani’s involvement in DHA Valley scam

    ISLAMABAD: This may be the first time since his retirement that the name of former chief of army staff (COAS) retired Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has surfaced in connection with a massive land scam...

    A former official from the Defence Housing Authority (DHA), retired Lt Col Tariq Kamal, on February 22 asked the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to investigate whether Gen Kayani was involved in “irregularities/misappropriation”...

  • Email Hillary received shows Maleeha acted as Kayani’s messenger

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s current envoy to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi apparently acted as an informal messenger between the Obama administration and former army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, according to an email former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received from a senior aide...

    In one of the emails, Vali Nasr, then a senior adviser in the Office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, informs...

  • Amjad Kayani appears before NAB in DHA scam

    ISLAMABAD: Retired Brigadier Amjad Kayani, a brother of former Chief of Army Staff Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, appeared before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday and provided some details regarding the alleged Rs500 million Defence Housing Authority (DHA) scam...

    ”When asked whether he had provided any information about the DHA Islamabad-Elysium Holdings Pakistan (EHP) scam, the retired brigadier said he could not...

  • Kayani’s extension strengthened PPP govt, parliament: Zardari

    ISLAMABAD: Former president and Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said that the then PPP government had become stronger following an extension given to then army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani...

    General Kayani stren­gthened me as well as the parliament,” he said during an interview to Geo News on Monday, part of which was broadcast on Sunday...

  • DHA-City land ‘scam’: LHC dismisses Kamran Kayani’s plea against NAB action

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday, sustaining a registrar office objection, dismissed a petition by Kamran Kayani, a proclaimed offender in billions of rupees DHA-City land ‘scam’, challenging actions taken against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)...

    The office had objected that the power of attorney issued to his lawyer by the petitioner, who happens to be brother of ex-army chief retired Gen Ashfaque Pervez...

  • 'Pakistan has never seen a crisis worse than the one it is in today': Javed Hashmi

    Never in the country's history has Pakistan faced a worse crisis than the one it faces today, former PML-N leader Javed Hashmi said in a characteristically well-timed press conference on Monday...

    The press conference was called by him to share insights on Pakistan's political and constitutional struggles, his own struggles for democracy and his brief stint with the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)...

  • Indian poet Javed Akhtar, film star Shabana Azmi arrive in Pakistan to attend Faiz festival

    Punjab Minister for Information and Culture Fayyazul Hassan Chohan on Friday said the current visit of noted Indian poet Javed Akhtar along with his wife, film star Shabana Azmi, to Pakistan would open new doors of peace for Pak-India relationships...

    In a meeting with the Indian celebrity couple, who are in Pakistan to attend the “4th Faiz International Festival”, Chohan said both the neighbouring countries should work together “in...

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