ICIJ didn’t apologise ...
tioned in the papers with reference to his children only.
“As I understand from reading the report, it is claiming that ICIJ has issued an apology and withdrawn all mention of the PM being in the data. Let me be clear. The PM’s name is in the data, in reference to his children,” Ryle said.
The ICIJ had reportedly acknowledged that the inclusion of the PM Nawaz’s name in Panama Papers was a ‘journalistic mistake’, following which the federal cabinet condemned on Wednesday ‘baseless allegations’ levelled against the premier.
A recent clarification issued by the ICIJ provided the government an excellent opportunity to go on offensive.
The ICIJ, the ministers agreed, had clarified that the prime minister had nothing to do with offshore companies and the PM’s name was being maligned in a false propaganda campaign.
Further, Imran posted a series of tweets on the microblogging website, accusing the Sharif family for allegedly starting a propaganda campaign against political opponents using tax money.
“To hide their own corruption, Sharifs have launched a massive propaganda campaign against political opponents funded by taxpayer money,” he said.