Panama Papers List of Pakistani politicians businessmen

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A massive collection of leaked documents including details about offshore companies operating in multi-layered secrecy has revealed names of people from around the world, including Pakistani politicians, businessmen, bankers as well as a serving high court judge and a retired judge.

A total of 220 Pakistanis are said to be revealed through these documents however ICIJ has only revealed some parts of the files and more would come in May 2016. So far from the data collected since 1977, has revealed Pakistani activity after 1990.

Pakistani Politicians in Panama Leaks:

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in trouble due to 9 companies under the Sharif family name. People indicted through these files are;

  1. Hassan Nawaz
  2. Hussain Nawaz
  3. Maryam Nawaz

Similarly more directly related to Punjab Chief Minister and brother of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s family through 7 companies.

  1. Samina Durrani
  2. Ilyas Mehraj

Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto had only One company in the leak however her close relatives and others have been indicted for more, listed as following;

  1. Nephew Hassan Ali Jaffery
  2. Javed Pasha, Close friend of Asif Ali Zardari (4 companies)
  3. PPP Senator Rehman Malik (1 company)
  4. PPP Senator Osman Saifullah’s family (34 companies)
  5. Anwar Saifullah
  6. Salim Saifullah
  7. Humayun Saifullah
  8. Iqbal Saifullah
  9. Javed Saifullah
  10. Jehangir Saifullah

Chaudharies of Gujrat have also not been indicted in person however the following list of relatives surfaced:

Waseem Gulzar

Zain Sukhera (co-accused with former Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani’s son in the Hajj scandal)

Pakistani Businessmen in Panama Leaks:

Real Estate Czar Malik Riaz Hussain’s son (Bahria Town)

Ahmad Ali Riaz (1 company)

Chairman ABM Group of Companies Azam Sultan (5 companies)

Pizza Hut owner Aqeel Hussain and family (1 company)

Brother Tanwir Hassan

Chairman Soorty Enterprise Abdul Rashid Soorty and family

Sultan Ali Allana, Chairman of Habib Bank Limited (1 company)

Khawaja Iqbal Hassan, former NIB bank President (1 company)

Bashir Ahmed and Javed Shakoor of Buxly Paints (1 company)

Mehmood Ahmed of Berger Paints (1 company)

Hotel tycoon Sadruddin Hashwani and family (3 companies)

Murtaza Haswani

Owner of Hilton Pharma, Shehbaz Yasin Malik and family (1 company)

The Hussain Dawood family (2 companies)
Shahzada Dawood
Abdul Samad Dawood
Partner Saad Raja

The Abdullah family of Sapphire Textiles (5 companies)
Yousuf Abdullah and his wife
Muhammad Abdullah and his wife
Shahid Abdullah and his family
Nadeem Abdullah and family
Amer Abdullah and family

Gul Muhammad Tabba of Lucky Textiles

Shahid Nazir, CEO of Masood Textile Mills (1 company)
Partner Naziya Nazir

Zulfiqar Ali Lakhani, from Lakson Group and owner of Colgate-Palmolive, Tetley Clover and Clover Pakistan (1 company)

Zulfiqar Paracha and family of Universal Corporation (1 company)

Pakistani Judges in Panama Leaks:

Serving Lahore High Court Judge Justice Farrukh Irfan
Retired Judge Malik Qayyum

Pakistani Media personnel in Panama Leaks:

Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman of GEO and Jang Group (1 company)

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) have decided to initiate an inquiry into the Pakistanis involved in the Panama Paper leaks. Top NAB officials are discussing the matter and a full scale investigation may be on the cards.