ISLAMABAD: Election Commission has summoned PM Nawaz Sharif on September 6 after hearing the references filed by Opposition parties against him.
The election commission has summoned six persons including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Hamza Shahbaz, Maryam Nawaz and Captain Safdar in the hearing of references on 6th September.
Latif Khosa, the prosecutor, stated that when the offshore companies were formed, Hussain Nawaz and Maryam Nawaz were minors. Khosa also said that the Prime Minister had lied when he claimed that he had sold his steel mill in Saudi Arabia to purchase flats in London.
He further said that the Prime Minister had also not disclosed his offshore companies in his nomination papers. Khosa said that the PM was the real owner of the offshore companies hence he had given a false statement.
Latif Khosa also said that the flats in Park Lane were bought in 1993 and 1995. Hence, the statement that the steel mill was sold in Saudi Arabia and then flats in London were bought, was false.
Pakistan Peoples Party, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehrik have all filed disqualification references against PM Nawaz for the disclosures contained in the Panama Papers. ECP heard the references filed against the Prime Minister and his family members and ordered them to appear before it in the hearing on 6th September.