KARACHI: Former Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Sheikh was accorded extraordinary protocol at Karachi Airport on Tuesday after he arrived in Pakistan from the United States via Dubai.
According to the media reports, plainclothes personnel provided stringent security cover to the former finance minister and took him outside the airport.
A large contingent of police personnel was also deployed outside the passenger lounge at the Jinnah Terminal.
On the other hand, the protocol officers of the Sindh Chief Minister accompanied Sheikh as he left the airport.
He reached Karachi via Dubai aboard a UAE airline flight. Shaikh didn’t carry any personal baggage with him.
Earlier, the Sindh High Court (SHC) granted transitory protective bail to Sheikh in a corruption reference pertaining to the procurement and implementation of customs computerised system pilot project.