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Money launderers hiding behind Iqama to be nabbed soon: PM’s aide

ISLAMABAD: The government in its ongoing crackdown against corruption cautioned on Monday that all heavyweights laundering money in by using Iqama (foreign work permit) will soon be nabbed, ARY News reported. Addressing a press conference,  Special Assistant to PM on Accountability Shehzad Akbar said, 5.3 billion US dollars have been laundered from Pakistan and more than 5000 fake accounts were used to illegally transfer above $1 billion. Shedding light on how Iqama facilitates the money laundering, Akbar explained…

SC to hear disqualification case against Murad Ali Shah

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan will hear a petition on Monday (today) seeking disqualification of Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah over allegedly holding a foreign work permit (Iqama). An appeal against a Sindh High Court ruling that rejected a petition seeking disqualification of Murad Ali Shah for failing to disclose his Canadian nationality and United Arab Emirates Iqama to the Election Commission of Pakistan. A three-member bench, led by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar will…

SHC orders election commission to submit reply in PPP leaders’ Iqama case

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday ordered the provincial election commission to submit its response in the Iqama (work permit) case against key members of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). The high court was hearing the petition filed against the PPP leaders Faryal Talpur, Manzoor Wasan, Nasir Hussain Shah, Sohail Anwar Siyal and others for allegedly holding work permit of a foreign country. The petition contended that Iqama holders can not part take in presidential elections, therefore, all such politicians must…