Thursday, April 18, 2024
Main Menu

PML-N finalise Justice (r) Sarmad’s name for inquiry commission

ISLAMABAD, 18 APR, (DNA) – A high level meeting of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Monday decided to take the parliamentary leaders of the political parties into confidence on the formation and other relevant matters vis-a-vis the proposed inquiry commission into Panama leaks before taking any final decision.

On directives of Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, the meeting was held here at the PM House under the chair of Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar, said a press release.

Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rasheed, Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiq, Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir, Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Law Minister Zahid Hamid, Minister for SAFRON Abdul Qadir Baloch, Adviser to PM Irfan Siddiqui, Senator Mushahidullah and Minister of State for IT Anusha Rehman attended the meeting that discussed the inquiry commission and its mandate.

Sources said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter, Maryam Safdar, who also features in Panama Papers leaks along with her two brothers, also attended the meeting; however, the press release did not include her name.

The meeting stressed to ensure execution of development projects more swiftly and foil the designs for bringing political instability in the country.

The participants of the high level meeting also emphasized that the efforts for restoration of law and order, deliverance from energy crisis and China Pakistan Economic Corridor and other infrastructural projects should continue with the similar pace.

The meeting also mulled over some legal points for their onward incorporation into electoral reforms to ensure transparency in the electoral process.

Sources said the ruling clique has contacted several leaders of opposition parties, including PTI’s Shireen Mazari and AML’s Sheikh Rashed who have been demanding PM’s resignation and constitution of a commission under Chief Justice of Pakistan. =DNA


Comments are Closed