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Federal Cabinet public the Sugar Inquiry Report


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

21st May, 2020. 08:15 pm
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 Sugar Report

A meeting of the Federal Cabinet was held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan in which the head of Sugar Inquiry Commission and DG FIA Wajid Zia presented the report of the commission to the Prime Minister.

The meeting decided to make public the report of the Sugar Inquiry Commission while reviewing the situation of coronavirus, internal security and national security issues.

The sources said that the final report of the 346-page Sugar Commission has accused the owners of sugar mills of tax evasion and along with the report of more than 200 pages, statements of the owners of sugar mills have also been attached.

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Sources said the forensic audit also included details regarding the production and sale of sugar mills, while mentioning anonymous buyers of sugar and issues related to the ECC decision.

Sources also said that the ECC decision including the forensic audit of 10 sugar mills is part of the report while the response from the Sugar Mills Association was also included in the report.

The sources further said that the report of the inquiry commission will be made public today while the report has held Jahangir Tareen, Khusro Bakhtiar’s brother, Asad Umar, Razzaq Dawood, Monis Elahi, Shahbaz Sharif and Omni Group responsible.

It may be recalled that the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) investigation report on the Sugar crisis recently revealed that the biggest beneficiary of the Sugar crisis in the country was Jahangir Tareen, the main leader of the ruling party, followed by Federal Minister Khusro Bakhtiar. Monis Elahi’s companies benefited from his brother and the third-ranked ruling coalition.

Read Report: Sugar Inquiry Commission Report (signed 347 pages)

The FIA ​​report on the Sugar crisis has now been forensic and was due to be submitted to Prime Minister Imran Khan on April 25. However, at the request of the commission, it was given another three weeks.

The Prime Minister had announced to take further action after receiving the forensic report. Prime Minister Imran Khan had said that further action would be taken when the report of the commission came to light.

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