Dar directs FBR, SECP, SBP to investigate against individuals, companies named in Bahamas Leaks

ISLAMABAD, Sept. 22 (APP): Federal Minister for Finance Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar has directed Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Security & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and State Bank of Pakistan to invesitgate against individuals and companies named in Bahamas Leakes for owning offshore firms.

The Minister passed this direction on Thursday while presiding over a meeting attended by Special Assistance to Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan and senior officials of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), a statement issued by the Ministry of Finance said.

The Minister said that no discrimination against anyone should be made against the individuals and companies named in the Bahamas Leaks by a secion of the press and the probe be started immediately keeping in view all the legal formalities.