LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Wednesday said that his family paid off each and every single penny of all the debts that they were supposed to pay to the banks, Samaa reported.
Addressing a press conference, Sharif said that he and his brother Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif paid all the debts.
He said that he possesses all the clearance letters from different banks stating that their is no debt remaining.
“I am proud to say that we paid off all the debts that we were supposed to pay for Ittefaq Foundries,” Sharif said.
He said that former President Pervez Musharraf filed the Ittefaq Foundries reference to seek revenge from the brothers.
“The dictator forcefully sent us on exile and filed fake references against us,” Sharif added.
He said that Pervez Musharraf wrote off debts of several politicians returning them favour for supporting his dictatorship. – Samaa