Islamabad, Jan 11: Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has made public an agreement signed between former President Pervez Musharraf and the then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif related to the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) in 2000.
The agreement, which is titled “Confidentiality and Hold Harmless”, had been signed by Musharraf, Nawaz Sharif, Shahbaz Sharif, Abbas Sharif and Hussain Nawaz on December 6, 2000.
Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) chief Sharif, in the undertaking, acknowledges that he had approved the assistance in the negotiations on his behalf for his release from incarceration in Pakistan.
“I’m thoroughly satisfied with the course and results of the negotiations – I also have been kept fully advised on the negotiations,” The Express Tribune quoted the agreement signed by Sharif, as saying.
Malik said that the Sharif family had violated the agreement by returning to Pakistan before the completion of 10 years.
He added that Sharif was in jail before the agreement was signed, and that there were criminal cases pending against him. (ANI)