Nawaz Sharif is set to become the first sitting prime minister to appear before any investigating agency when he appears before the joint investigation team JIT constituted to probe money laundering allegations against his family on Thursday. The unprecedented development will make him the first incumbent to appear before such a panel let alone one probing allegations of financial irregularities or fraud against nearly his entire family going back three generations. The summons was issued by the JIT on June 8 2017 and asked the PM to appear and associate with the JIT on Thursday June 15, 2017 at 1100 hours, at the office of the JIT, Federal Judicial Academy, Service Road South, Sector H 8 4, Islamabad. The JIT’s summons also reminded the PM to kindly bring along relevant record documents material related to the Panama Papers case. This will entail nearly all the documents and evidence submitted before the Supreme Court by the PM s counsel, Makhdoom Ali Khan. Sources said that Finance Minister Ishaq Dar may also be questioned by the team before the PM’s appearance. many thanks The Team.

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