Earlier NAB had submitted a plea in the court to auction off his property however, the Lahore High Court (LHC) did not agree.
Ishad Dar, a close relative of the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is currently in self exile and living in the UK with several such cases involving unaccountable income and wealth are pending against him.
However Ishad Dar made a tweet through the offiical Twitter handle of the Pakistan Muslim League – N (PML-N) account where he posted a video saying:
The decision to make his house into a homeless shelter was against orders of the Islamabad High Court who had issued a stay order on this matter on January 27,
The Federal Minister for the Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi welcomed the decision of the Punjab government saying:
Best news of the year so far! Fugitive Ishaq Dar’s fancy residence in Lahore converted into a PanaGah (soup kitchen/shelter).