ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Friday said his family has served the purpose of rule of law in the country by appearing before the JIT formed by the Supreme Court to probe into the Panama Case.
He was talking to the media persons after recording his statement before the JIT.
He said “unlike the military dictators, we, the elected representatives respect the law and the constitution.”
Shahbaz said that he has recorded his statement before the JIT with utmost respect, adding “the elected prime minister wrote a new chapter the other day in the country’s history by appearing before the JIT.”
He said today is another historic day when for the first time an elected provincial chief minister presented himself before the investigation team.
Shahbaz said it is not the first time that his family has been subjected to accountability.
The chief minister said there are no corruption cases against his family and the case before the JIT belongs to their personal business.
He said Sharif family greatly adores this motherland and they have not plundered any money.”We have returned all the loans of Ittefaq Foundaries.”
Earlier, when the provincial chief minister arrived at the federal judicial academy, the secretariat of JIT, he was accompanied by Hamza Sharif, Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ali Khan and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.
Strict security arrangements have been put in place around the judicial academy which is the secretariat of the JIT. — Radio Pakistan