Asad Umar appears before Sugar crisis Inquiry Commission

Dunya News

Asad Umar had himself requested to appear before the commission

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar reported to FIA Headquarters today, where he met the Head and other members of the commission and also recorded his statement regarding the decisions taken by Economic Coordination Committee (ECC).

Talking later to the media, Asad Umar said that it was mentioned during questioning that the commission’s report will be finalized soon and it will be revealed whether sugar was smuggled or not. He said that all will be made clear in a few days and everyone will know the difference between Imran Khan and the others.

The Sugar Inquiry Commission had summoned Federal Minister Asad Umar yesterday to ask questions about sugar exports and his position on subsidies.

Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar had himself requested to appear before the commission. In his tweet, he had said that PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has demanded that he and Prime Minister Imran Khan be summoned to the Sugar Inquiry Commission.

In his reply, Asad Umar said that any questions that need to be asked should be asked from me, not the Prime Minister.