ISLAMABAD: A Senate committee has determined to scrutinise the expenditures incurred on commercial in digital and print media in defence of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his household’s point out within the Panama leaks.
Senator Kamil Ali Agha, Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Info has summoned a gathering of the physique on Might 9 in response to the Pakistan Peoples Celebration’s (PPP) demand.
The Senate Standing Committee on Info and Broadcasting will assessment the authorized standing of cash spent on the commercial defending the Sharif household and can look at whether or not it was from the nationwide exchequer or not.
The PPP had lashed out on Thursday on the federal authorities for ‘misuse’ of public funds by issuing newspaper ads in defence of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, whose relations are dealing with allegations of cash laundering and corruption within the wake of the Panama Papers leak.
The newspaper commercial launched by the federal government defending the PM. ─ Daybreak
PPP additionally submitted a discover to the Nationwide Meeting Secretariat in search of a justification from the Federal Minister for Info and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rasheed over using public funds to advertise a private and celebration agenda.
On Wednesday, the federal government launched half-web page color ads in main newspapers carrying excerpts of a information merchandise relating to a correction issued by the Worldwide Consortium for Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).
The committee may even talk about the federal authorities’s ban on ‘Maalik’ film in its Might 9 assembly.
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