A high-level meeting of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Monday decided to take the parliamentary leaders of the political parties into confidence on the formation and other relevant matters vis-a-vis the proposed inquiry commission into the Panama leaks before taking any final decision.
On the directives of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the meeting was held here at the PM House under the chairmanship of Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar, said a press release.
Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rasheed, Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiq, Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir, Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Law Minister Zahid Hamid, Minister for SAFRON Abdul Qadir Baloch, Adviser to PM Irfan Siddiqui, Senator Mushahidullah and Minister of State for IT Anusha Rehman attended the meeting that discussed the inquiry commission and its mandate.
The meeting stressed to ensure execution of development projects more swiftly and foil the designs towards bringing political instability in the country.
The participants of the high level meeting also emphasised that the efforts for restoration of law and order, deliverance from energy crisis and China Pakistan Economic Corridor and other infrastructural projects should continue with the similar pace.
The meeting also mulled over some legal points for their onward incorporation into electoral reforms to ensure transparency in the electoral process.
INP adds: Senior leaders of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) have finalised Justice (retired) Sarmad Jalal Osmany’s name for the inquiry commission to probe the Panama leaks. A meeting of the senior PML-N leaders was chaired by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar at PM House in Islamabad on Monday on the directives of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The participants agreed on Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmany’s name to head the inquiry commission on the issue of the Panama leaks. Meanwhile, the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) rejected Justice Osmani’s name, stating that they have already expressed reservations on his selection. PTI chief Imran Khan said that the ruling party has formed this commission to ‘acquit’ itself.