parliamentary committee to look into Panama papers, offshore companies: Pervaiz

ISLAMABAD, May 18 (APP): The government and opposition on Wednesday agreed to constitute a 12 member parliamentary committee to look into the recent allegations levelled in the Panama Leaks, offshore companies and written offs bank loans.

The committee, having six members each from
treasury and opposition benches, would also look into issues, including kickbacks and written off loans, Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid told the media following a meeting in the chamber of National Assembly Speaker.

Pervaiz Rashid said Prime Minister Muhammad
Nawaz Sharif in his address in the National Assembly on May 16 had suggested to the NA Speaker to constitute a committee for devising a strategy to investigate recent allegations.