‘PM mentioned Dubai job in 2013 nomination papers’

23 Jul, 2017 5:57 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Khawaja Harris, counsel of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has on Sunday submitted written reply in the Supreme Court relating to his employment in a company in Dubai.

In his reply submitted in the Supreme Court by his counsel Khawaja Harris it was stated that, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had obtained work permit (Iqama) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The reply said that the prime minister mentioned his Dubai job and Iqama in nomination papers of 2013 submitted in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

The reply further rejected the allegations leveled by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) of hiding his UAE job details.

The details were mentioned in copy of Prime Minister’s passport documents as there was no separate column for it in nomination papers, the reply stated.

It further stated that according to Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), Nawaz Sharif was share of Chaudhry Sugar Mills until June 2016.

Earlier, a Dubai-based law firm had submitted a legal opinion to apex court on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s employment in Dubai, verifying that the employment documents which imply he was employed by Capital FZE in Jebel Ali Freezone (Jafza) in Dubai until 2014 are 100 percent legal.

The legal firm Khalifa bin Huwaidan Advocates was consulted by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) that has submitted a 254-page report to the Pakistan’s Supreme Court into Nawaz’ family wealth.


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