ISLAMABAD:(APS)Feb 21,2017- The head of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) said that he set decision to not file appeal in Supreme Court against the High Court decision in the case of Al-Hadebyia Paper Mills.
He said that court have reservations, but the court cannot force a review of the appeals.
Chairman NAB said that they taking their responsibilities seriously.
NAB be prepared to face consequences said Justice Asif Saeed Khosa in response
While the as the Supreme Court’s hearing of the Panamagate case resumed on Tuesday, the bench inquired into the investigative steps that were taken by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the Federal Board of Revenue after the matter surfaced last year.
Presenting himself before a five-member larger bench of the apex court, FBR Chairman Muhammad Irshad told the court that notices were issued to 343 individuals following the Panama Papers leaks.
“The owners of 39 companies are not Pakistani residents and 59 people denied ownership of offshore companies,” the chairman elaborated.
Irshad told the court that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hasan and Hussain Nawaz as well as his daughter Maryam had responded to the notices issued to them by the bureau in November 2016.
Elaborating on the responses of the premier’s children, the chairman told the court that Maryam had denied having property abroad and being the owner of any off-shore company.
The court asked whether her response mentioned that she was the trustee of four flats located in London’s upscale Park Lane neighbourhood. The chairman responded that she did not.