Maulana Fazlur Rehman terms Panama case conspiracy against CPEC


PESHAWAR: Ameer Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Wednesday said that the Panama Leaks case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family is actually a conspiracy against the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). While addressing party workers at the JUI-F Secretariat in Peshawar, Maulana Fazlur Rehman reminded that Supreme Court itself had termed the Panama case petition as worthless, however, now it is beyond his understanding that how a worthless petition turned into a major issue. He said that United States is hatching conspiracies against CPEC project adding that PTI and other political parties have also joined hands with US to damage the mega project. The JUI-F Chief asked political parties to respect public mandate and desist from creating problems for an elected government. He stressed the need for promotion of tolerance in the society. Meanwhile, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government spokesman, Shah Farman rejected Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s allegations and said that the provincial government had organized several road shows in China for CPEC project.