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  • NAB witness fails to present original record again February 8, 2019 original record againREFERENCE AGAINST DR ASIM HUSSAIN By Shahjahan Khurram KARACHI: The accountability court IV held today the hearing of NAB reference No. 13/2016 filed against former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain and others. The court had called prosecution witnesses Wasiq Ilyas to produce original record about his statement and hearing on application of accused Muhammad Safdar filed u/s 94 ... Read more
  • Amal Umer Law a welcome step: Dr Asim February 6, 2019 Amal Umer LawCalls for regulatory body to make it more effective From Our Correspondent KARACHI: The Sindh Injured Persons Compulsory Medical Treatment (Amal Umer) Act 2019, recently passed by the Sindh Assembly, to provide emergency healthcare services to critically injured persons is a welcome step. This was said by Chairman Dr Ziauddin Group of Hospitals Dr Asim Hussain, while talking ... Read more
  • The unanswered tears of Kashmiris February 5, 2019 tearsBy Dr Asim Hussain That particular moment is extremely difficult to bear when your loved ones are brutally tortured, killed, harassed and ostensibly humiliated in front of your eyes and you are left with nothing to do except facing that massive level of indignity and enduring seclusion with mouth shutting and just rendering sacrifices of all ... Read more
  • Dr Asim says law for compulsory treatment of injured cannot be implemented February 4, 2019 426900_437743_Asim-Hussain_akhbarIn the absence of a monitoring and regulatory body to ensure the implementation of the recently enacted Sindh Injured Persons Compulsory Medical Treatment (Amal Umer) Act 2019, the law is not likely to bring any significant improvement in healthcare as it contains lots of legal complications and ambiguities, and needs amendments to become an effective ... Read more
  • NAB witness fails to bring original record January 29, 2019 original recordJJVL case against Dr Asim By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: Prosecution witness Shoaib Ahmed, the company secretary of the Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL), appeared before the accountability court IV for recording his statements in NAB reference No.19/2016 of Jamshoro Joint Venture Limited (JJVL) case, against former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain and others on Saturday. Defence counsels ... Read more