LAHORE- The Lahore High Court today admitted for hearing a plea seeking the inclusion of the name of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz on the Exit Control List (ECL).

Petitioner Advocate Javed Iqbal Jaffery, submitted the plea to the court which was admitted for hearing by Justice Mansoor Ali Shah after objections earlier raised on the application were removed.

In his application, the petitioner stated that the prime minister and his wife took luxurious international tours on government funds, adding that the premier had made frequent visits to the UK, China and Turkey.

The petitioner further stated that the premier was extending his personal family businesses through these costly excursions funded by the national treasury.