The Interior Minister of Pakistan, Sheikh Rasheed on Monday (today) says that no one was surprised by the Pandora paper leak.
He further states that people trying to harm our country will not be tolerated.
The Pandora Papers was released on Sunday night by the ICIJ, exposing hundreds of offshore company details including seven hundred Pakistani in the list. Many of these names are of prominent Pakistani ministers, politicians, generals and businessmen.
Sheikh Rasheed in his press conference said that Prime Minister Imran Khan will take legal and constitutional action against the people found guilty in the Pandora papers. He said the PM has vowed that people who have hidden their assets would have to explain why they had set up these companies abroad and the people who have declared their companies would not be investigated.
According to details of the press conference, Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid said that Eagle Mobile Squad was started with 130 motorcycles and an air patrolling system with 12 drones were set up. Islamabad Police is going to recruit one thousand more personnel. The Ministry of Home Affairs presents its performance to the public every week.
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Regarding the rising value of the dollar, Sheikh Rashid said that the FIA has given the authority to crack down on dollar holders, some people have been picked up by the FIA, those who are working to make fake vaccines, and documents should also be picked up.
The Federal Minister said that food parks will be started in Melody Market, food parks will be reactivated while another club is going to be inaugurated in Islamabad.
Referring to the identity cards, he added that 136 officers have been suspended on complaints of fake identity cards. There were many complaints about fake identity cards. The biometric policy is being changed, the amnesty scheme has been sent to the cabinet and approval will be implemented, he further added.
The Federal Minister said that instead of online arrival in Afghanistan, work is being started on online visas. Since August 15, 20,000 people have entered Pakistan, 6,000 people have left Pakistan for Afghanistan and IBMS has started with 16 terminals at the Chaman border.
He further said that the online visa record is issued within 3 weeks, the internal system will be fixed within 3 weeks, all the institutions sit in the Ministry of Interior, there is a problem of payment for 3 weeks and then it will all be resolved.
The Home Minister said that a new college has been made in Satellite Town today. The Punjab Chief Minister has said that it will be inaugurated any day. Another secondary college has been made in Rawalpindi today.
By the end he concluded that if anyone has a third world country visa then we don’t need to ask, If someone has to come and stay in Pakistan and does not have a third world country visa then they should get an online visa, people used to pay for affixing stickers but now corruption in Interior Ministry is over, now all visas are online, you can handle them from home.