The interior ministry on Wednesday permitted Leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz to travel abroad. “Hamza had filed a one-time request to travel abroad. He had also submitted the same request before high court in Lahore,” sources in the ministry said. A one-time travel permission allows travel to foreign countries for 10 to 30 days. The Lahore High Court has granted permission to Hamza to travel abroad for a period of 10 days. Hamza’s name has been placed on the exit control list (ECL) on the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) request. Published in Daily Times, January 31st 2019.