LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif has readied himself for facing National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the Ashiana Housing Scheme, reported Daily Times. According to details, Punjab CM has been summoned by NAB to appear on Monday January 22, at 10am. Though he seems to be in NAB’s claws right now, CM is also preparing to get out of the claws in the case. Summoning his legal team on Friday, Shehbaz started preparing his case to face NAB’s inquiry. CM will decide on appearing before NAB Lahore after consulting his legal team. His team comprises of some senior Supreme Court lawyers including Mustafa Ramday. Also read: Aashiana-i-Iqbal housing society: NAB summons Shehbaz In its notice, NAB asked Punjab CM to give his statement in response to NAB’s claim that his alleged misuse of authority resulted in loss of approximately Rs1 billion in a housing colony project. According to the notice, NAB Lahore while conducting inquiry into Ashiyana Housing Society scam found that huge loss to national exchequer was caused by the orders of Shehbaz as the chief minister. These orders were ‘without lawful authority’ and in sheer violation of the laid down procedures for functioning of the Punjab Land Development Company (PLDC) as the CM unlawfully assumed functions of the PLDC board, it added.