Ishaq Dar holds no iqama, residence permit: Spokesman

July 27, 2017

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar doesn’t have an iqama or residence permit of any foreign country, his spokesman said.

The finance minister has categorically said he doesn’t have the nationality of any other country except Pakistan.

The spokesman clarified that Senator Dar was professionally engaged as financial adviser in UAE from 2002 to 2008 and
same was properly disclosed in the Election Commission of Pakistan and tax returns.

Senator Dar did have official “Aqama” for performing his aforesaid professional advisory services. However, he resigned from this position before joining the Federal Cabinet on March 31, 2008 and subsequently the Aqama lapsed/expired. – SAMAA