Panama Papers a ‘foreign sponsored conspiracy’ targeting Pakistan: Saad Rafique

Saad Rafique addressing media in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Senior PML-N leader and Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique on Saturday called Panama Papers a “foreign sponsored conspiracy” targeting Pakistan.

Speaking to media in the federal capital, Rafique vowed that the damning report by the Panama case Joint Investigation Team (JIT) will be challenged and said he has advised the party leadership to avail constitutional protection.

He, however, expressed ignorance on whether the Sharif family planned to submit the draft petition challenging the JIT report today or on Monday.

“Panama Papers is a foreign sponsored conspiracy targeting Pakistan. Many people in this world do not want to see a powerful Pakistan. Those who compare atomic power Pakistan to Iceland are foolish,” he remarked.

“We are ready to fight [this] legal and political war. This kind of war will benefit no one,” he lamented, adding

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