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.