Panama Leaks case hearing: PM submits reply

ISLAMABAD, JAN 05 – A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court led by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa resumed hearing the Panama Leaks case on Thursday.

The government submited its reply over questions asked by the bench in the last hearing. The reply included details of the prime minister’s public office tenure.

The reply states that the prime minister was provincial finance minister from 1981 to 1985, after which he occupied the office of Cheif Minister Punjab till 1988. During the period of April-May 1988 he was acting chief minister. Till 1990 he was CM Punjab again.

He went on become prime minister till 1993 for the first time, and then from 1997 till 1999 he was prime minister for the second time. From 1993 till 1996 he was opposition leader. He was exiled in 2000, and his exile ended 2007.

Copies of the reply were submitted to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

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