ISLAMABAD: (APS) April 6, 2016-– The Ministry of Law and Justice is holding an important meeting in Islamabad today (Wednesday) to review different options regarding formation of judicial commission announced by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to probe Panama Papers allegations, APS News reported.
Law Minister Zahid Hamid and other legal experts are present in the meeting. The participants are reviewing names of retired judges and code of conduct for the judicial commission.
Name of a retired judge will be forwarded to the Prime Minister for final approval.
Earlier on Tuesday, Nawaz Sharif announced the formation of a commission to investigate allegations made in the so-called Panama Papers that linked his family to a series of offshore companies.
“I have decided to set up a high level judicial commission headed by a retired judge of the Supreme Court. This commission will decide after its investigation that what is reality and how much weight these allegations should be given,” the Prime Minister said in a TV address broadcast nationwide.