Panama Papers case non-serious from day one: Daniyal Aziz

Staff Reporter


Minister for Privatization Daniyal Aziz Friday contested that Panama Papers case was non-serious from the day one as it meant for the issues of tax evasion and assets’ concealment and not for the ‘Aqama’ (work permit).
Addressing a news conference here, he said the case seemingly had an objective to target Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and his family members as none other amongst the hundreds people mentioned in petitions filed by appellants had been tried. Even then, the former prime minister and his family appeared before the Joint Investigation Team constituted by the Supreme Court for the sake of justice, he added.
“Firstly, the supreme court declared the petition as frivolous, secondly there are incidents like picture release and WhatsApp calls and thirdly the objection of NAB court stating of incomplete documentation.” He said Nawaz Sharif surrendered himself before the Supreme Court despite having legal

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