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Time to re-elect new PM, says Naeem ul Haque

ISLAMABAD: Calling on the Members of National Assembly to get ready to elect a new Prime Minister, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Naeem ul Haque on Thursday said that the premier has produced fake documents before the Supreme Court. “Supreme Court has to disqualify Nawaz Sharif under Article 62 and 63,” Haque said while addressing media outside the apex court. He called on the National Assembly to get preparation for electing a new PM. “The Sharifs have been providing false information in bid to make the Joint…

Opposition parties optimistic for ‘fair judgment’ in Panamagate case

ISLAMABAD: Affirming solidarity with the judiciary, Awami Muslim League (AML) Chief Sheikh Rasheed said that new documents are emerging with each passing day as the case is getting tougher while talking to media persons on Thursday before the beginning of Panamagate case hearing at the Supreme Court. Appearing optimistic, Rasheed said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would leave his office before the general elections next year. “The elections are far now , this year is to decide the fate of all politicians,” he opined…

Panama probe incomplete sans Qatari royal’s statement, stresses Kirmani

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Political Affairs Dr Asif Kirmani once again said on Tuesday that the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probe will be incomplete without the statement of Qatri Royal, ARY News reported. Speaking to reporters immediately after the arrival of Hussain Nawaz at the JIT secretariat, Kirmani railed against the JIT for not traveling to Doha to record Qatari royal’s statement, saying, “Justice will not be served unless the JIT goes to Qatar.” He said Qatari royal asked the JIT members…

Panama Case JIT submits third progress report in court

ISLAMABAD: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT), mandated by Supreme Court of Pakistan to probe charges of corruption against Sharif family, on Thursday submitted its third fortnightly progress report in the court. The court ordered the JIT to file the final report of the investigation by July 10. Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) Additional Director General Wajid Zia, who is leading JIT, appeared before the special bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan today to submit the report. …

Shahbaz Sharif appears before Panamagate JIT

ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday said that the current session of accountability is not new for the Sharif family as they were subjected to accountability for five times despite no corruption allegation was ever proved against them. “I have recorded my statement and appeared before the JIT on a notice,” said Sharif while talking to media persons outside Federal Judiciary Academy after turning up before Panamagate Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing money trail and offshore properties of…

Hussain Nawaz appears before JIT

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz arrived at Federal Judicial Academy here on Friday  (today) to appear before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT)  for Panama Papers case probe, ARY News reported. Sharif family scion appearing for the fifth time before the JIT, investigating offshore wealth of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family. PML-N workers waiting for the prime minister's son started chanting slogans as Hussain Nawaz car reached at the judicial academy. The JIT has held lengthy sessions…

Fawad Chaudhry asks CJP to take notice of Nehal Hashmi’s ‘open threats’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Leader Fawad Chaudhry requested Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar to take suo moto notice of Senator Nehal Hashmi’s ‘open threats’ to the members of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the Panama Papers. Talking to reporters outside the Election Commission of Pakistan, the PTI leader billed the PML-N leader’s statement as a conspiracy to make the Panama Papers probe controversial. In a video going viral, Senator Nehal Hashmi associated with Pakistan Muslim…

Panama Case: Two FIA officials top contenders to head JIT

ISLAMABAD: Implementation on the Supreme Court’s orders in Panama case has already been started and two names reportedly have been suggested for the head of Joint Investigation Team (JIT) which would probe the offshore properties of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the money trail, ARY News reported. According to sources, the names of Additional Directors of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Ahmed Latif and Wajid Zia, being suggested for the head of JIT. However, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan would make the…