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Panama Papers’ new leaks: Names of Pakistani celebrities, businessmen, politicians, media owners

ISLAMABAD: New release of Panama Papers’ based on 11.5 million files shared by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The list include more than 200,000 offshore entities but it’s still a question that all of them have been fished out or not? reported.

The news list include PTI’s Imran Khan’s close aide, PPP’s Benazir Bhutto’s cousin, PPP’s President Asif Ali Zardari and MQM’s Altaf Hussain’s close friend, Seth Abid’s son, retired admiral’s son, former MD of Port Qasim Authority and mother of Oscar Award winner Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy.

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According to the data, new list issued on May 9, 2016 show the close associates of politicians and families of celebrities are set to capture more attention than the businessmen including those who registered companies only to open accounts in Swiss banks.

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Here you can find few Big Guns included in the second release of Panama Papers.

Zulfi Bokhari, a key financier of PTI Chairman Imran Khan, (There are six companies owned by Zulfi family: K-Factor Limited, Bradbury Resources Ltd, Bayteck Limited, Bayla Trading Limited, Poreim Trading Limited and Ganstam Trading Limited. Wajid Bokhari, Zulfi’s father, was caretaker minister in the interim setup installed for holding 2008 elections. One of his uncles is sitting PTI MPA from Attock.)

Irfan Puri, an oil czar equally close to the PPP/MQM leadership and presently in Dubai jail, (Together with his son, Irfan is shareholder of three companies registered in the British Virgin Islands: IP Commodities Limited, IP Global Limited and Pure Palm Oil Limited.)
Tariq Islam, a cousin of Benazir Bhutto, (Link Investments Limited)

Son of former health minister Naseer Khan, (Atwood Investments Limited. His son (Muhammad Jibran) and brother (Zaffarullah Khan) have been identified as shareholders among others.)

Sajid Mahmood, son of famous Seth Abid, (Mossgreen Limited, an offshore company registered in British Virgin Islands only last year. Other shareholders of the company are: Akbar Mahmood, Ajaz Mahmood and Bushra Ajaz. The family owns more than 30 companies in Pakistan under the banner of Abid Group.)

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Son of Admiral (retd) Muzaffar Hassan, (Nabila-Matrix Limited, an offshore company of British Virgin Islands.)
Port Qasim Authority’s former MD and NRO beneficiary Abdul Sattar Dero, (Destiny Investment Development Limited and Simkins International Limited.)

Former president of Karachi chamber of commerce, Shaukat Ahmed, (Global Link Properties Inc., registered in Seychelles.)

Saba Obaid, Mother of Oscar award winner, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, (three companies: Fabrics International Services Limited, Belize Group Limited and Bella Holding Group Limited. Belize Group Limited, offshore company owned by Chinoy family, owns two properties in New York’s Trump Tower of Donald Trump)

Owner of Sachal studio Izzat Majeed, (Nativus Resources Limited of British Virgin Islands.)

Wife of Ghous Akbar, (Mark Investment Limited, IMM Gulf Limited, Indigo Properties Limited and Zarmay Investments Ltd are their companies registered in Republic of Seychelles.)

Fashion designer Zehra Valliani along with her brother, Fawaz Valliani, (European American, Investments Limited, Polenta Capital, Ikogenia Trust and Emirates Commerce Limited. Fawaz Valliani (CEO of Elixir Securities), Zehra Valliani (a fashion and jewellery designer in Islamabad) and their mother, Sameena Valliani.)

Dr. Rukhsana Zuberi,

Munir Monnoo and his son, Humayun, (Owners of Olympia International, set up a company, Clifton Holdings Services Incorporated in Panama.)

The names and the list you saw above is just a glimpse of a BIG THIN, TheNewsTribe (TNT) will do the best to bring all fishes at front of you as soon as compilation process completed. Panama Papers second addition includes hundreds of Pakistanis.

NOTE: It is a developing story, more yet to come.