Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Wednesday (Dec 19) that incumbent government will file a disqualification reference against former president Asif Ali Zardari in the Election Commission of Pakistan for concealing his assets adding that PTI directed its Sindh lawmaker Khurram Sher Zaman to file a reference.
“Zardari owns an apartment in the United States. Under Article 62/63, he was bound to declare his assets which he didn’t. He is not eligible to remain a member of the parliament anymore,” Chaudhry said. “They didn’t let the institutions initiate transparent inquiries. We promised to our voters that we will bring corruption-free political structure,” he added. “Portugal has taken off its travel advisory on Pakistan and declared it a green zone. Many more countries will also change their travel advisory,” the minister said.
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17 November, 2019