Panama Probe: Committee to start framing ToRs today

May 27, 2016
Samaa Web Desk
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ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Committee on Panama Papers will formally start framing Terms of Reference today (Friday).

In its second meeting yesterday, the committee agreed in principle on preamble of the ToRs.

Talking to the media after the meeting, member of the parliamentary committee Khawaja Saad Rafique expressed confidence that opposition and the government will reach consensus ToRs for investigation into Panama Papers.

Aitzaz Ahsan said the opposition members are participating in the proceedings of the committee with an open heart and mind.

He said we are ready to remove the name of the prime minister from the ToRs furnished earlier by the opposition.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the committee wants to make the investigation into Panama papers result oriented.

The committee comprises six members each from government and opposition.

The opposition is represented by Senator Aitzaz Ahsan, Barrister Muhammad Ali Saif, Senator Ilyas Ahmad Bilour, MNAs Tariq Bashir Cheema, Sahibzada Tariqullah and Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

The government is represented by Senator Ishaq Dar, Khawaja Asif, Khawaja Saad Rafiq and Mr Bizenjo attended the meeting from the government side. Anusha Rehman and Akram Khan Durrani.  – APP

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Story first published: 27th May 2016




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