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Khaqan records statement in Faizabad sit-in case

November 30, 2023

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, a leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, recorded his statement before the Faizabad sit-in probe commission on Wednesday. He responded to a four-page questionnaire provided by the three-member inquiry commission. 

The federal government had established this inquiry commission, headed by retired Inspector General Akhtar Ali Shah, in response to the Supreme Court’s rejection of the Fact-Finding Committee report.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi addressing a press conference in this undated photo — APP
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi addressing a press conference in this undated photo — APP

The Fact-Finding Committee, comprising additional secretaries of the ministries of defence and interior, and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), was tasked with submitting a final factfinding report to the Defence Ministry by December 1, 2023. In response to the commission’s summons, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi shared his initial statement regarding the Faizabad sit-in case. The commission provided him with a four-page questionnaire.