In­quiry into Dar’s prop­erty in progress

Khaleej Times - - PAKISTAN -

islamabad — Spe­cial as­sis­tant to prime min­is­ter on ac­count­abil­ity Shahzad Ak­bar has said that in­ves­ti­ga­tions into un­de­clared prop­erty of former fi­nance min­is­ter Ishaq Dar were un­der way.

The ad­viser’s re­marks came amid re­ports that the former min­is­ter who was also a close aide of former prime min­is­ter Nawaz Sharif owned two flats in a for­eign coun­try.

Talk­ing to a pri­vate TV chan­nel, he said: “We have writ­ten a let­ter to the coun­try con­cerned re­gard­ing Ishaq Dar’s flats to get more in­for­ma­tion in this re­gard.”

He said the gov­ern­ment was get­ting in­for­ma­tion from 26 coun­tries to in­ves­ti­gate as­sets and fake ac­counts of Pak­istani citizens. An agree­ment had also been signed with Switzer­land to fa­cil­i­tate in­ves­ti­ga­tion of cor­rup­tion cases, he added. —

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