Sunday October 03, 2021

700 Pakistanis Named in Pandora Leaks

ISLAMABAD: The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released Pandora Papers (Panama-2) on Sunday.

The Pandora Papers, an investigation uncovering financial secrets held by high-profile individuals across the world, includes the names of more than 700 Pakistanis including politicians, businessmen, retired generals and others.

The names of Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin, Minister for Water Resources Moonis Elahi, Senator Faisal Vawda, Ishaq Dar’s son, PPP’s Sharjeel Memon, the brother of Minister for Industries and Production Khusro Bakhtiar, PTI leader Abdul Aleem Khan, Ali Dar son of former finance minister Ishaq Dar among others, with alleged links to offshore companies, are included in the Pandora Papers. 

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has received more than 11.9 million documents containing 2.94 terabytes worth of confidential information from service providers who helped set up and manage offshore companies and trusts in tax havens around the world.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Shah Abdullah of Jordan, former UK PM Tony Blair, presidents of Kenya and Ukraine along with Lubnan Pm among others are named in the list.

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