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Panama Papers: Govt writes letter to CJP to form commission

Islamabad: The Ministry has written a letter to Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali for constitution of an inquiry commission to probe allegations levelled in Panama Papers.

The letter written to the Supreme Court Registrar Arbab Arif states that the federal government wishes to appoint a commission of inquiry to inquire into the Panama Leaks issue to determine whether in any such case, any law in force in Pakistan has been infringed.

For this purpose, it is requested that the Chief Justices of Pakistan may kindly nominate appropriate number of judges of the Supreme Court as members of the Commission, preferable with the Chief Justice himself as its President, it added.