Money laundering case of Rs 103 billions unearthed

Money laundering case of Rs 103 billions unearthed

ISLAMABAD: A money laundering case of 103 billion rupees has been unearthed by none other than Interior Minister of Pakistan.

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Saturday there is no record available of remittances worth Rs103 billion in the country.

“There is no record of senders and receivers of this remittance,” the interior minister told a press conference here. He went on to say that the past government and some others were on the same on this issue. 

The interior minister said that banks were also involved in money laundering.

He said that the name of Pakistani Origin Card had been changed to Temporary Residence Card. We have received complaints of misuse of Pakistani passports.

He said that we would review to re-issue the Pakistan Origin Card. Initially, the origin cards would be issued for five years.

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) had been working here without permission for last 10 years, he added. A new procedure has been formed for the registration of NGOs. We have received 130 applications from NGOs for their registration, Nisar added.