FIA to take action against Shaukat Tarin

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to take action against Former Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin over his controversial audio calls to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab finance ministers regarding the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme.

Sources said that the FIA completed the investigation against the former finance minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shaukat Tarin over his controversial audio tapes. “The investigation authority is expected to take action against him in the next few days.”

Last year, two audio tapes leaked on the social media platform Twitter, in which a man said to be Tarin could be heard guiding Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Punjab’s finance ministers to inform the federal government and the IMF of their inability to commit to a provincial budget surplus in light of the recent floods that have wreaked havoc in Pakistan. (INP)