Panama Papers: Pakistan interior minister offers probe

Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Pakistan’s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has offered to investigate the Panama Leaks through the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).

Speaking to the media in Rawalpindi on Saturday, Nisar Ali Khan asked Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to name any FIA official who he wanted to make the inquiry, Geo TV reported.

The PTI chairman has demanded an inquiry panel, headed by Supreme Court Chief Justice and comprising of audit experts, to look into the Panama Papers leaks.

Nisar said Britain, Russia and Argentina have rejected Panama leaks allegations, adding that “This matter should now be resolved in Pakistan as well.”

Nisar said he will consult with political parties after approval from the cabinet over the matter of public rallies in Islamabad.

PTI has announced it will hold its founding day rally on April 24. The party had changed its venue from D-Chowk to F/9 park in Islamabad.

Speaking about Imran Khan’s announcement to address the nation via Pakistan Television, Nisar Ali Khan said only the president and the prime minister can address the nation on state TV.

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