Govt to take action in light of inquiry report

F.P. Report

SIALKOT: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the government will take stern legal action against the corrupt in the light of an inquiry report, against all those involved flour and sugar scandal.

Talking to the media here on Sunday, she said that all the corrupt elements would have to face accountability and the government would never spare them. She said that the inquiry report on the flour and sugar scandal had been made public by Prime Minister Imran Khan as he fulfilled the promise made to the public regarding sharing of the inquiry report with the public.

Dr Firdous said that Prime Minister Imran Khan had also started strict self-accountability process in his party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) after the release of the inquiry report. She said that the government had fixed April 25, 2020 for the forensic report of all evidence presented in the inquiry report.

She said that now PM Imran Khan was promoting self-accountability as per his mission to make the country corruption-free, a new Pakistan as envisaged by the Father of the Nation Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah as well.

She said that the inquiry report had also exposed corruption of the Sharif family, as it clearly mentioned that Suleman Shehbaz, son of Shehbaz Sharif, also availed subsidy of Rs 1.30 billion. She asked Shehbaz Sharif to bring his corrupt son back to Pakistan and face the accountability process.