Tareen got Rs 101 mln loan written off from ZTBL in Musharaf regime

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Tareen got Rs 101 mln loan written off from ZTBL in Musharaf regime

ISLAMABAD, Aug 6 (APP): Jahangir Tareen as Federal Minister in Pervez Musharaf’s regime had got Rs 101 million from Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) loan written off in 2005.

Jahangir Tareen took loan from ZTBL in the name of Tandiawala sugar mill, according to various private news channel reported on Saturday.

He (Tareen) was part of board of directors of that sugar mill.
Commenting on the situation, PML-N MNA Talal Chaudhry said that it seems reference filed by his party with the Speaker against Imran Khan had perturbed PTI.

“Those who have been levelling falls allegations against the Prime Minister, will now have to face the consequences of their own corruption,” he added.

He said filing the reference was PML-N’s legal and constitutional right.

“Now Law and the Constitution will take their course and the justice will be done”, he added.

The opposition was doing politics on Panama Papers issue for their personal interest. The government has taken sincere efforts to resolve the matter amicably.

The government’s parliamentary committee on Terms of Reference (ToR) on Panama Papers is trying to make legislation on the issue to hold accountability across the board while the opposition is just playing politics on Panama Papers.