US Security Aid to Pakistan to Remain Suspended

PM invites overseas businessmen to explore opportunities in Pakistan

After former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was arrested on corruption charges, PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal attacked Prime Minister Imran Khan, saying the party will never allow the cricketer-turned-politician to become Pakistan's "Adolf Hitler", referring to the German dictator.

Authorities are investigating Abbasi's role in the awarding of a contract to a liquefied natural gas company in Qatar in which Abbasi was a shareholder.

Abbasi is accused of awarding Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) import contract to some private companies which led to the loss of $2 billion Dollars to the national exchequer, a report of National Accountability Bureau said.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi served as prime minister for almost a year after Nawaz Sharif was removed from office in July 2017 for failing to disclose foreign assets.

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Echoing similar sentiments, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto targetted the Khan's "selected government", alleging of conducting a "witch hunt" against the elected lawmakers. "Opposition can not be intimidated through such fascist actions", he said.

Mr Abbasi served as prime minister for less than a year after his predecessor, Nawaz Sharif, was ousted from power by corruption allegations.

Sharif and his daughter Maryam were sentenced to 10-year and seven-year terms in prison, respectively, over the purchase of luxury apartments in London during the 1990s.

Asif Ali Zardari, a former president, was arrested in June in a multi-million dollar money laundering case.

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