Imran rebukes PM for ‘telling lies’ on Panama Papers
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan says Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s statement in the Parliament [regarding Panama Papers] was a complete lie.
Speaking to reporters here, Khan said it was a bad luck for Sharif brothers that proofs of his involvement in illegally stashing wealth abroad are now in the Panama Papers.
The PTI chief said the names of PM’s children appeared in newspapers worldwide for their secret wealth abroad.
He said nation’s wealth was debt to the prime minister, but Mr. Sharif didn’t care about it, he claimed.
Khan said he wasn’t making those efforts to claim the premiership. It’s for the welfare of the country, he added.
He cited National Accountability Bureau report as saying that Pakistan witnesses’ corruption of around Rs 12 billion daily.
He blasted government for running country by acquiring debts. “The prime ministers of Israel, Brazil and the UK resigned for speaking lies to their nation.