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NRO all the time pushed the nation backwards, says Shibli Faraz

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Federal Information Minister Shibli Faraz. Photo: PIDISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Shibli Faraz stated Tuesday that “the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) has always pushed the country backwards,” including that the ordinance additionally “compromised Pakistan’s moral values.”He was speaking to journalists after a gathering of the federal cupboard right here in Islamabad. “Whenever the rulers of this country were charged with corruption, they saved themselves by using the NRO,” Shibli stated of the earlier governments. “Those who were involved in corruption struck deals and those in power at the time facilitated them.”Taking a jibe at earlier governments, the data minister stated that previously, many individuals have been “spared despite their corrupt practices,” whereas many others have been “even given ministries [to hide their corruption]” he stated.Referencing the Broadsheet LLC scandal, Faraz stated the incident has “proved that corrupt people were spared and some of them even became prime ministers and presidents.”The info minister added that the PTI-led authorities has shaped a fee to probe the Broadsheet scandal which might quickly “expose those involved in corruption because it is the duty of the government.””The results of the Broadsheet LLC probe will be released within 45 days,” the minister assured.

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