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  • PM Imran Khan says he has nothing to do with the problem; the settlement was made by former President Pervez Musharraf
  • “If the government did not make the payment, a day’s interest would have amounted to 5,000 pounds,” premier says
  • Energy tariff raised “so the country does not fall further into debt”

Prime Minister Imran Khan has mentioned that he has “nothing to do” with the Broadsheet problem and the settlement was made by former president Pervez Musharraf.

His remarks got here in a tv interview which was aired on Friday.

Referring to the Broadsheet settlement, the prime minister mentioned that the asset restoration agency discovered Nawaz Sharif’s belongings price $800 million “and a court declared that assets of $100 million really were owned by the former prime minister”.

He mentioned that the federal government was certain beneath the settlement, to pay the agency and if they didn’t pay, a day’s curiosity would have amounted to five,000 kilos.

The prime minister termed the overseas funding case in opposition to the PTI as one born out of malafide intent and mentioned that he trusts the Election Fee scrutiny committee probing the matter.

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Talking of the elevated energy tariff, he mentioned that it was executed “so that the country does not fall further into debt”.

A day earlier, the federal government named retired Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed as the top of the committee probing the Broadsheet case and gave him the authority so as to add whomever he needs to the committee.

The Opposition events have voiced main reservations in opposition to the transfer, owing to Saeed’s previous appointments.

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Former President Pervez Musharraf had employed British agency Broadsheet in 1999 to get well the properties of Nawaz Sharif, Asif Ali Zardari, and Benazir Bhutto amongst others.

Nevertheless, the settlement was terminated by Nationwide Accountability Bureau in 2003 after which the agency had filed a case in opposition to the Bureau within the arbitration courtroom.

The courtroom had dominated in opposition to NAB in August 2016 and ordered it to pay a nice. On December 31, Pakistan made a cost of $28.706 million (Rs4.59 billion) to the British agency Broadsheet LLC after shedding the long-running litigation on the London Excessive Courtroom.

In current days, extra revelations have come to mild relating to the Broadsheet case, after which the federal government determined to analyze the matter.

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