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NAB seeks evidence from Dar about Khawaja Asif’s foreign investment

ISLAMABAD: The authorities of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday asked Prime Minister’s Special Aide Usman Dar, to provide evidence to substantiate allegations of money laundering against Khawaja Asif.

According to details, NAB authorities have penned. a letter to Usman Dar asking him to submit evidence against PML-N’s Khawaja Asif, establishing his foreign investment in UAE, under cover of Iqama (foreign work permit).

Mr Dar after receiving letter by the anti-graft watch dog, has decided to appear before it [NAB] along with evidence against Khawaja Asif.

“Khawaja Asif used his Iqama (foreign work permit) to hide his foreign investment,” he continued.

The bureau had launched a probe into allegations against Khawaja Asif, on the complaint lodged against him by the PTI leader.

In his complaint, he said the PML-N leader concealed his offshore assets from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and was getting a monthly salary of Rs1.6 million from a UAE company.

NAB Chairman Javed Iqbal, who gave the go-ahead to the probe, had said the bureau would provide ample opportunity to the Mr Asif to contest the accusations against him.



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