Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman Iqbal Mahmood yesterday directed officials to come up with reports of the ongoing investigations into persons whose named appeared in the Panama Papers and the Paradise Papers' leaks by June 30.
Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has called a session of the national assembly on August 1 for the election of an interim prime minister, DawnNews reports.
Police yesterday filed a sedition case against BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury for allegedly hatching a conspiracy with Israel's Likud Party and its intelligence agency Mossad to oust the government.
The Panama Papers leak has been in the news for quite some time now. The stashing of sizeable funds abroad, with the presumed notion of safety, is an old phenomenon.
The parliamentary standing committee on finance asks the central bank to submit a list of organisations and companies, whose names have been published in the Panama Papers.
Politicians from developed and less-developed economies alike publicly talk tough on the use of offshore financial arrangements and tax-dodging, and vow to combat it. However, they have rarely walked the talk, which is perhaps hardly surprising.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in his address to the nation today, said he will resign and go home if proven guilty by the Panama Papers probe.
Ever since the Panama Papers hit the fan, the leak has been working like a series of introductions at a high-profile gathering.
Spain's acting Industry Minister Jose Manuel Soria resigns after alleged links to offshore dealings which emerged after he was named in Panama Papers.