- Marriyum Aurangzeb stresses that the discussions held between Shahzad Akbar and the British agency needs to be made public
- PML-N Central Secretary Information says the Broadsheet scandal is “the biggest money laundering case in the history of Pakistan”
ISLAMABAD: PML-N spokesperson Marriyam Aurangzeb on Wednesday criticised the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the PTI-led authorities over the Broadsheet scandal, saying that the matter has introduced disgrace to the nationwide establishments of the nation.
While addressing a press convention in Islamabad, Aurangzeb stated that the “selected” prime minister, by way of his political assertion, has requested his opponents to “talk about the Broadsheet issue”.
She stated that the opposition events don’t maintain any intention “to utilize a dictator’s conspiracy in opposition to the nation” to acquire a concession below the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO).
Broadsheet, with its revelations, “has given a cost sheet in opposition to a dictator and chosen ruler”, she stated.
“Pervez Musharraf gave Rs6 billion to a private company. He did not give Rs6 billion out of his own pocket; the dictator used the people’s money against democracy,” she stated.
The ‘NAB-Niazi nexus’
The PML-N chief additional stated immediately the that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) “basically tells the story of a nexus with Niazi”.
“NAB documents showed that billions were recovered, but Pervez Musharraf did not pay Rs25 million because there was no recovery. Lies were told. Pervez Musharraf, PPP, and the PML-N did not give money to Broadsheet because it was all lie,” she lashed out.
She maintained that Advisor on Accountability Shahzad Akbar held talks with Broadsheet on the orders of Prime Minister Imran Khan, including that there was no official settlement between NAB and Broadsheet.
Aurangzeb then requested: “In which public treasury was the recovery that Broadsheet claims was made was deposited? That recovery is going to the NAB-Niazi nexus.”
‘Everything is a lie’
Broadsheet has revealed that the Sharif household didn’t contact the agency, she stated, including that if there is no such thing as a settlement between NAB and Broadsheet then why would Sharif household contact the agency within the first place.
“First Musharraf precipitated injury to the nationwide exchequer, now Imran Khan gave Rs4.5 billion to the British agency,” she added.
Aurangzeb burdened that the discussions held between Shahzad Akbar and the British agency needs to be made public.” “How a lot fee was taken? An investigation needs to be accomplished,” the PML-N lawmaker stated.
Taking a tough stance on the PTI-led regime, Aurangzeb stated that Broadsheet has introduced nice disgrace to PM Imran’s advisers, the “NAB-Niazi nexus”, and former president Pervez Musharraf.
The PML-N spokesperson stated that “the biggest money laundering in the history of Pakistan is unfolding today”.
“Imran Khan, you are sitting on your post and looking for NRO, [but] we demand your resignation,” Aurangzeb asserted.
She went on to say that Broadsheet has “exposed the outdated system and the conspiracies that have been hatched against the prime ministers elected through a dictatorial system”.
“A dictator [Pervez Musharraf] gave Rs6 billion to a company registered six months prior. The amount was given to file a case against the elected prime minister,” she alleged.
‘Some grew to become valuable to NAB whereas others grew to become its victims’
She stated that Broadsheet was requested to file a case in opposition to Nawaz Sharif. The firm was given an inventory of political rivals to file a case and people who had been a part of Musharraf’s cupboard had been ordered to be faraway from the checklist.
“Some became precious to NAB while others became NAB’s victims,” she added.
Maryam Aurangzeb stated that billions of rupees had been recovered, in response to NAB and authorities paperwork. “Pervez Musharraf didn’t give Rs4 million to Broadsheet. There was no restoration, forgery was accomplished,” she stated, including that the British agency has stated that Shahzad Akbar and NAB’s angle was “very disappointing”.
“Imran sahib paid Rs4 billion because dictatorial thinking still prevails in the country,” Aurangzeb claimed.
‘Tip of the iceberg’
Earlier within the day, Prime Minister Imran Khan stated that Broadsheet is simply the tip of the iceberg. He stated this in a collection of tweets concerning the corruption of the elite in Pakistan and the way it stands uncovered.
The Panama papers uncovered the corruption and cash laundering of Pakistan’s ruling elite and now they’ve been uncovered once more after the Broadsheet revelations, PM Khan wrote on Twitter.
A day earlier, Information Minister Shibli Faraz had introduced an inter-ministerial committee to research the Broadsheet scandal.