'Interpol not approached for Musharraf warrants'
05 September, 2012
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Rehman Malik told the Upper House of parliament on Tuesday that Interpol has not been approached for issuance of red warrants against General (r) Pervez Musharraf in pursuance of an order of the Balochistan High Court in the Akbar Bugti murder case.
The minister stated this in the Senate in reply to a question by Senator Nawabzada Saifullah Magsi. "Interpol's NCB have not received any request for issuance of red warrants against General (r) Pervez Musharraf in pursuance of a direction of the Balochistan High Court in the Akbar Bugti murder case," he said.
The Senate was further told that the Pakistan Railways leased out 10,157 acres, including agricultural and commercial, during the last 10 years and the total amount collected from the said lease so far was Rs 6.1 billion.
The railways minister told the House in another written reply that three officers of Pakistan Railways of BS-17 and above and their spouses held dual nationality. He added Rana Abrar Anwar (BS-19), Pakistan Railways Mughalpura, Lahore divisional superintendent workshops, and his wife possessed Canadian nationality; Waseem Ahmad (BS-19), Pakistan Railways HQ Office, Lahore deputy CPO-II, and his wife also possessed Canadian nationality; while the wife of Muhammad Nasir Khalili (BS-18), Pakistan Railways Mughalpura works manager, possessed British nationality.
In a written reply, the Senate was told further that 753 officers and 1,837 officials had been appointed in the Pakistan International Airlines Corporation since 2008.