Panama papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s family denied any wrongdoing

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Islamabad, Apr 4: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family denied any wrongdoing after his family members name appeared in the list of tax evaders.

While speaking to Geo, Pakistan PM's son Hussain Nawaz Sharif said that his family had done "nothing wrong" as they defended their ownership of offshore companies.

Pak PM’s family denied any wrongdoing

Three of Nawaz's four children Maryam, Hasan and Hussain have listed as tax evaders in a report released by Panama based well-known firm Mossack Fonesca which has its office in more than 35 countries.

"Those apartments are ours and those offshore companies are also ours," said Hussain on Monday.

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"There is nothing wrong with it and I have never concealed them, nor do I need to do that," he added.

"It is according to British law and laws of other countries that it is a legal way to avoid unnecessary tax via offshore companies."

Many world politicians including Russian president Vladimir Putin, Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai and Chinese President Xi Jinping have also appeared the list.

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