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PM revealed his Dubai job in 2013 election papers: Nawaz Sharif's lawyer

Written reply to Pak SC has details of employment of PM Sharif at Capital FZE, Dubai-based firm

ANI  |  Lahore 

Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Denying that his client had concealed his employment in based company, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's lawyer, has submitted a written reply in the on Saturday, stating that Prime Minister mentioned his job and Iqama in nomination papers of 2013.

The written reply has details of employment of Prime Minister Sharif at Capital FZE, Dubai-based company and had received an iqama (work permit) from the The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) had raised the question after unearthing an offshore company related to the Prime Minister during investigations into the money laundering allegations against the Sharif family during the hearings, the Dawn reported.

A three-member bench of the Pakistan's on Friday concluded the entire hearings and reserved the judgment in the case in which Prime Minister and his family are accused of amassing offshore assets. The date of the judgment is yet to be announced and if convicted, Prime Minister Sharif can face disqualification from

"The allegation that the employment with was concealed by the prime minister is totally false," reads the reply.

A copy of the premier's passport bearing the work permit was annexed to the 2013 nomination papers, along with a document of his employment at the company, according to the reply.

The documents were attached to the nomination forms as "there was no separate column in the forms for any such information to be provided," the reply says. Last week, Harris had conceded before the apex court that Nawaz Sharif's son Hassan Nawaz was the owner of

He claimed that though the prime minister was the designated chairman of the board, he did not draw any salary.

The JIT, which was investigating allegations of money laundering against the Sharif family, submitted its report to the on July 10 and accused them of concealing the information from tax authorities that involves four apartments in Park Lane area of London and Nawaz Sharif's job as chairman of before running for the post of prime minister in 2013.

First Published: Sun, July 23 2017. 21:27 IST