The much awaited verdict on Panamagate will be issued on April 20, the Supreme Court of Pakistan confirmed in the supplementary cause list it released on Tuesday.
The case pertains to investments allegedly made by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and members of his family in Mossack Fonseca, an offshore investment company.
Here’s what the political leaders had to say regarding the latest announcement.
Pakistan Peoples Party – Aitzaz Ahsan
The Qatari letter holds no standing in the case as the writer of the letter never presented himself in the court. Had he apprised the court of details himself, in person, and explained the unanswered questions in a hearing, the letter might have carried some weight.
However, this does not mean allegations against Nawaz Sharif are false. He never presented any defence. He only presented a letter, which carries no evidentiary value, no significance. But it is a law that you…
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