Pakistan Prime Minister to address parliament over links to Panama leaks


Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will appear before parliament to answer questions on the Panama Papers leak that linked his family to offshore wealth, an official said on Tuesday, after lawmakers walked out of the assembly. Leaked documents from the Mossack Fonseca law firm in Panama last month showed Sharif’s sons, Hassan and Hussain, and his daughter, Maryam, owned at least three offshore holding companies registered in the British Virgin Islands. Sharif and his family have repeatedly denied any wrongdoing, saying that assets mentioned in the leaked papers were legally acquired through the family’s network of businesses and industries in…

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