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ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Wednesday issued a notice to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on a petition of former finance minister Ishaq Dar seeking to unfreeze the accounts of his non-profit organization – Hajveri Trust.

The former federal minister, who is currently abroad in connection with his treatment, moved the application through his lawyer in the accountability court hearing assets reference filed against him by the bureau.

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After an initial hearing, Judge Muhammad Bashir issued a notice to NAB prosecutor for furnishing reply to the application by Jan 18.

In the petition, Dar contended that the trust runs an orphanage, where 93 orphans reside. It bears the expenses of their boarding, lodging, health and education, he added.

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