Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – On Monday three scions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif submitted the replies regarding Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) chairman Imran Khan’s allegations based on Panama Leaks.

The most awaited reply had considerably significant points.

According to The News, It was stated that Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz have been living abroad for 16 and 22 years, respectively. They rejected allegations of corruptions leveled upon them by Imran Khan.

The statement said that Hussain Nawaz had given $1,914,054 to Nawaz Sharif as a gift in 2011. It added that Nawaz Sharif had given Rs 31,70,000 to Maryam Nawaz while Rs 19,459,440 to Hassan Nawaz as a gift.

Maryam Nawaz is a tax payer and has been filing tax returns as required by the law, it added. Her tax National Tax Number (NTN) is 3085041-2. She clarified that she is not the beneficiary owner of two offshore companies Nielsen and Nescoll but only a trustee.

Salman Aslam Butt on the last hearing had submitted a concise statement on behalf of Nawaz Sharif saying that the prime minister was not the owner of offshore properties, including Flat Nos 16, 16A, 17, 17A, situated at Avenfield House, Park Lane, London, (the properties) subject matter of Panama Papers.

Furthermore, it was contended that the prime minister was not the owner of (legal or beneficial) any of the offshore entities subject matter of Panama Papers and his name did not appear in the Panama Papers nor have any accusations been made against him in the said papers.

The statement also said none of the children of Prime minister are his dependents nor any of them has been declared as his dependent in tax returns as well as the wealth statement filed in accordance with the provisions of the applicable laws with the nomination Election Commission in accordance with the provisions of the applicable law.