Govt hints at reopening Swiss cases against Asif Zardari
On Thursday, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry said that Swiss cases against former president Asif Ali Zardari can be reopened after the discovery of record by the Broadsheet inquiry commission.
Talking to media in Islamabad, Fawad Chaudhry said that the legal team was working on Swiss cases record against Zardari.
“We are thankful to Broadsheet inquiry commission for finding Swiss cases record against Zardari,” said Chaudhry, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) now has a record of Swiss cases and they can reopen cases against Zardari, he added.
The Broadsheet inquiry commission report was made public today after the approval of the federal cabinet that met with PM Imran Khan in the chair.
The commission has blamed the country’s bureaucracy for delaying payments to the firm hired for finding assets of political leaders abroad that led to a USD 9 million fine.