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Governor Ismail Meets PM Imran To Discuss Sindh Matters

Islamabad (December 28, 2018): Governor Sindh Imran Ismail called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Friday.

Matters relating to Sindh province came under discussion during the meeting.

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Meanwhile, in a tweet, Sindh Governor said he also briefed Prime Minster about security situation and status of PMs Karachi Package.

Imran Ismail said all federal agencies are doing their best while provincial government requires to match the effort.

He said Prime Minister is committed to provide all the resources for development despite noncooperation of Sindh Government.Earlier, The federal government on Friday released a list of 172 suspects whose names have been placed on the Exit Control List (ECL).

According to the details, the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan has put the names of all 172 accused in multi-billion rupee fake accounts scam on the exit control list. The list includes Asif Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur, Bilawal Bhutto, CM Murad Ali Shah and several Sindh ministers.

Provincial ministers Imtiaz Shaikh and Mukesh Chawla and former home minister Sohail Anwar Siyal are among those barred from flying abroad.Ten members of the Omni Group, including chairman Anwar Majeed and his sons Abdul Ghani Majeed, Nimr Majeed are also on the list.

Tahir Mehmood, acting chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan, and former Karachi Stock Exchange chairman Hussain Lawai, who is currently incarcerated in connection to the money laundering scam, are also on the list of suspects barred from leaving the country.

The list includes presidents of local banks Ahsan Raza Durrani and Ahsan Tariq, and Bilal Sheikh, an old confidant of former president Asif Ali Zardari.Former Sindh Building Control Authority chairman Manzoor Qadir has also been placed on the ECL.

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry in a press briefing on Thursday announced the government’s decision to put 172 individuals on the ECL, in view of a report submitted by a joint investigation team in the Supreme Court in the long-running money laundering case.

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Briefing journalists about the decisions taken during the cabinet meeting chaired by the prime minister, Information Minster Fawad Chaudhry said the Omni Group’s Anwar Majeed and his son Abdul Ghani Majeed, former Pakistan Stock Exchange chairperson Hussain Lawai and Summit Bank Senior Vice-President Taha Raza were among those being investigated by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for alleged money laundering through at least 29 fake accounts.

The JIT, in its report, had held the Zardari and Omni groups responsible in the mega money laundering and fake bank accounts case.

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