Panama Leaks: ICIJ removes name of PM Nawaz from all its news stories


ISLAMABAD, Apr 27 (APP): The International Consortium of
Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has removed the name of Prime
Minister Nawaz Sharif from all its news stories.
In its earlier stories titled “Panama Papers The Power Players” and “Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and Corruption,” the ICIJ, which unearthed the Panama Papers containing details of offshore companies, had declared that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif controlled offshore companies.
According to a leading English daily, the ICIJ had declared that the name of Nawaz Sharif was included in the data. The exact quotes about Nawaz in earlier stories were as follows: “The files exposed offshore companies controlled by the prime ministers of Iceland and Pakistan, the king of Saudi Arabia and the children of the president of Azerbaijan.”