In its annual report, the statement said that the World Bank estimates bilateral remittances between countries using the methodology summarised in the World Bank Working Paper 102 South-South migration and remittances by the authors of the report.
"It is unfortunate that our politicians and media are towing the line of India without verifying facts", the prime minister said in response to a point of order by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Shah Mehmood Qureshi here at the National Assembly.
Mr Abbasi also read out the controversial press release that had been issued by NAB announcing that the bureau had started verifying whether Mr Sharif was involved in sending the money to India.
The Diplomat report by Ankit Panda states that Pakistani newspaper Dawn published an interview with the country's former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, on Saturday that has stirred up a firestorm in the country.
Stating that the NSC dismissed those words which were misreported, Abbasi said the meeting did not condemn Sharif but incorrect reporting of his interview. "Should we allow them to cross the border and kill 150 people in Mumbai?"
Soon after the SBP's clarification, NAB issued a brief statement and questioned: "If the World Bank report is not correct, why they have not changed the figure of 4.9 billion dollars from Pakistan in its report?"
"Surjewala further said: "Our second question to Modi is, will you show the courage of conviction and the 56" chest to ensure that the trial of 26/11 perpetrators, who are neither being adequately tried nor punished in Pakistan, is either held under the guidance of worldwide agencies or they are handed over alternatively to India?" "The national commission should be tasked to find the cause of these issues".More news: Trivia Tuesday: NBA Lottery picks from non-power schools
After Prime minister's address, opposition walked out from the session as a protest.
Pakistan's top civil and military leaders on Monday condemned a suggestion by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif that Islamist militants who killed 166 people in the 2008 Mumbai attacks had crossed the border from Pakistan.
Accountability Court-I Judge Mohammad Bashir observed that the accused will be given a questionnaire today with regards to their recording of statements on Friday.
He further questioned why Mumbai trial wasn't completed while adding that he always spoke the truth and stood by it.
The NA Standing Committee on Law and Justice is headed by PML-N's Chaudhry Ashraf.
Al Azizia steel mills reference is one of the 3 corruption cases against Nawaz Sharif and his Family.