Politicians with foreign business stakes, want to escape abroad: Fawad Hussain

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Thursday said those politicians, who have business stakes abroad, want to run from country. Talking to PTV News, he said apparently those politician were requesting to removes their names from Exit Control List (ECL) who have working permits (Iqama) of other countries and have business stakes and interests abroad, which were gotten through illegal means.

The Minister said the leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have full stakes in the country and they were taking steps to make Pakistan a welfare state, where people enjoy civic facilities at their doorsteps.

He said “We are living in Pakistan, investing in Pakistan and we will make it a prosperous state. ”

He said PTI leaders definitely have nothing to transfer abroad through money laundering. He said the PTI government would not allow those elements to flee from the country who had plundered public wealth.