Federal govt to file disqualification reference against Zardari: Fawad B

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that federal government will file the diaualification reference against Asif Ali Zardari.

The federal government has decided to file a disqualification reference against Pakistan Peoples’ Party co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari in the Election Commission of Pakistan for concealing his assets.

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Wednesday that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has directed its Sindh lawmaker Khurram Sher Zaman to file a reference against Zardari for not mentioning his foreign assets in the nomination papers.

Zardari owns an apartment in the United States. Under Article 62/63, he was bound to declare his assets which he didn’t.

He is not eligible to remain a member of the parliament anymore, Chaudhry said.

The investigation against Nawaz Sharif, Shehbaz Sharif, Khawaja Saad Rafique and Pakistan Peoples Party began in the previous tenure, he added.

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