Open hearing of foreign funding case: Marriyum Aurangzeb terms PM claim as false

Dunya News

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday called for open hearing of the foreign funding case.

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Wednesday termed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement for open hearing of the foreign funding case of all political parties as false, Dunya News reported.

Releasing a copy of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) petition filed in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), Marriyum Aurangzeb said, “there is written evidence of your false claim”.

Earkier on Wednesday, Prime Minister Imran Khan called for open hearing of the foreign funding case of all political parties, including Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI), Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Jamiat-e-UIema Islam-F (JUI-F) for clarity of the issue among the masses.

“I ask for open hearing or even on live television of the foreign funding case with all parties, including JUI-F of Fazlur Rehman, PPP, PML-N and PTI sitting there…,” he said while talking to media persons here at the Cadet College Wana.

The Prime Minister said the PTI was the pioneer of political fund-raising campaigns and had all the records of fund donations, including the names of 40,000 people.

He regretted that how the funds collected from the oversees Pakistanis, whose remittances were playing a major role in running the country, could be described as foreign funding.

The prime minister said he was thankful of the opposition for raising the issue of foreign funding as it would help clear the situation and the nation would know the reality of how the funds were raised.