ISLAMABAD, April 17,2022- Imran Khan’s former accountability adviser Shahzad Akbar left Pakistan.
Shahzad Akbar left Islamabad for Dubai at 3:10 pm on a foreign flight, from where he will go to London, Pakistani media reported.
Shahzad Akbar’s name was removed from the stop list on the orders of the Islamabad High Court.
It should be noted that Shahzad Akbar’s name was included in the stop list by FIA a few days ago.
Mirza Shahzad Akbar had served as Advisor to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Accountability in the capacity of a Federal Minister in Cabinet, in office from 2018 and later was given the charge of interior affairs in December 2019.
He resigned from the government office on January 24, 2022, without giving a reason for his resignation.
Then prime minister Imran Khan, while accepting the resignation, briefly said that “Shahzad Akbar was unable to deliver and his job was to do something else”.
Before his appointment as Advisor to Prime Minister, Akbar served in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) as a deputy prosecutor.
Mirza Shahzad Akbar is co-founder of Foundation for Fundamental Rights, a non-governmental organization with focus on fundamental rights enshrined in Constitution of Pakistan.
After serving as consultant for the U.S. Agency of International Development, He was declared persona non grata by United States once he became one of the leading attorneys in Pakistan who were dealing with litigations against drone strikes on civilians by United States in Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA).