PM to be quizzed
KARACHI: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be questioned on Thursday by investigators probing how his family obtained its vast wealth, the first time a sitting Pakistani premier has appeared before any investigative agency.
Sharif ’s office yesterday confirmed the prime minister had received a summons by the Joint Investigation Team, set up by the Supreme Court to investigate corruption claims that surfaced following the Panama Papers leak. It said he would attend on Thursday.
Pakistan’s stock market slumped 4% as the news sent shudders through investors.