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“What sin have we committed?” asks Zardari

GHOTKI: During a rally in Ghotki, former president Asif Ali Zardari asked: "What sin have we committed?" In a retaliating tone, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Friday said that no one can frighten nor can anyone bend his party leadership or workers. "The way we have done the work will be written in the history," he boastfully said while mentioning that the PPP gave due rights to the basic provincial resources under the 18th Amendment. "If districts are not being given their respective…

Money laundering scam: ‘Publicizing JIT report wont make any difference to case’

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Law Barrister Farogh Naseem on Friday assured that publicizing Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report will not make any difference to the ongoing mega money laundering case. The minister was speaking to reporters on the aftermath of JIT report's disclosure. He said the "process of accountability should go on the way it is going." The names could be placed on the Exit Control List (ECL) without taking an account from the suspects, the law minister further told the media. Unveiling the JIT…

“Our family has always chosen death before dishonor,” says Bakhtawar

KARACHI: Daughter of former premier Benazir Bhuto, Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari tweeted on Friday, "our family has always chosen death before dishonor. We WILL fight and we WILL win." Shortly after the names of Asif Ali Zardari, Bilawal Bhutto, Faryal Talpur and other bigwigs of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) were placed on the Exit Control List (ECL) today, the budding politician, Bakhtawar, reacted on her official Twitter account and said, "These intimidation tactics will not work." She criticized the Pakistan…

Zardari, Bilawal, Talpur among 172 placed on ECL

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Friday placed the names of Asif Ali Zardari, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Faryal Talpur and 169 others on the Exit Control List (ECL) over their alleged involvement in fake bank accounts and money laundering cases.  The development comes a day after the federal cabinet decided to places the names of 172 accused in the mega money laundering scam on the no-fly list. Other accused whose names have been placed on the ECL include Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, former chief…

Bilawal Zardari pays homage to Benazir, vows to continue fighting ‘injustices’

LARKANA: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday paid homage to his mother and former PPP chairperson Benazir Bhutto on her 11th death anniversary here in a special ceremony in Larkana, ARY News reported. Addressing party workers and supporters, the PPP chairman said that late Benazir Bhutto fought dictators' injustices with courage for the revival of democracy and added that his party will continue doing the same in the future too. Bilawal Bhutto said he was not aware that…

Accountability process to continue indiscriminately, says federal cabinet

ISLAMBAD: The Federal Cabinet on Thursday decided to place all 172 people including former president Asif Zardari's names, mentioned in the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report about fake accounts and money laundering, on the Exit Control List (ECL). The meeting presided over by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad expressed the resolve that  accountability process would continue without any discrimination to purge the country of menace of corruption. Briefing media about the decisions taken by the cabinet meeting,…

Asif Zardari’s name will be placed on ECL, announces minister

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday announced that the government will place the names of all 172 people named in the fake accounts' case Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report on the Exit Control List, ARY News reported. Addressing media in the federal capital, the minister said that the names of former president Asif Zardar i and all other people named in the JIT will be placed on ECL. "These people (named in the JIT) used power to launder billions of rupees so we have decided to put…

“Who takes JIT seriously!” Zardari smiles off Waseem Badami’s question

LARKANA: Known for his witty remarks, former president Asif Ali Zardari responded with a grin on his face over the proceedings of mega money laundering case, saying, "who takes JIT seriously!" The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman was exclusively speaking to ARY News' senior anchor Waseem Badami in a special show of his program 11th Hour in Garhi Khuda Baksh, where the party's leadership has gathered to commemorate the 11th death anniversary of former premier Benazir Bhutto. As Waseem Badmi approached Zardari…

Panama, fake accounts JIT reports are case studies of states’ failures: PM Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan shared his view on reports prepared by two separate Joint Investigation Teams (JIT) in high-profile cases involving political bigwigs by saying that "the Panama JIT report & the fake accounts JIT report are case studies in how states fail."  The premier, on Tuesday, said in a statement on Twitter that the JIT reports in Panama and fake accounts cases serve as case studies detailing "in how states fail" as in "getting impoverished and drowning in debt." "The scale &…

JIT exposed ‘Zardari system’ in Sindh: Shahzad Akbar     

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Accountability Mirza Shahzad Akbar on Saturday said that the report of joint investigation team (JIT), probing money laundering case against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, has exposed 'Zardari system' in Sindh.  Addressing a joint press conference accompanied by Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry in Islamabad, Shahzad Akbar said Nawaz Sharif seems innocent before the corruption of Asif Ali Zardari and added that the report will stun the…