Published On:Friday, 6 May 2016
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PM forms committee for talks with opposition on ToRs

PM forms committee for talks with opposition on ToRs

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif constituted committee for talk with the opposition parties about the terms of reference (TORs) for proposed probe commission regarding Panama Papers.
Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar, Minister for Information Pervaiz Rashid Minister for Planning, Development Ahsan Iqbal and State Minister for IT Anusha Rahman were the member of committee over the finalisation of ToR regarding an investigation into Panama Papers leaks.
Earlier, Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Khurshid Shah has claimed that he has delivered opposition’s ToRs to the Prime Minister’s House but the top law expert of the government, Minister for Law and Justice Zahid Hamid has claimed that he hasn’t received the document so delivered by the opposition leader.
Meanwhile, the Prime Minister’s Office has confirmed receipt of the opposition’s TORs with covering letter of opposition leader on Thursday but the same has yet to be submitted to the prime minister, the report said.
Ishaq Dar is returning from his foreign visit today (Friday) and he will have meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif late in the evening. The report further said that the finance minister would be assigned to have talks with the opposition as leader of the government committee for reconciling with opposition on the TORs.
– Nisar says govt ready to consult Opp on ToRs –
Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali had said that the government was ready to consult the opposition in formulating terms of reference (ToRs). He criticised the opposition for ‘unnecessary demands’ into the Panama probe, saying the government is cooperating in every possible way to solve the issue.

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