Asif Zardari to be placed on ECL: Report

Asif Zardari to be placed on ECL: Report

ISLAMABAD - PPP Co Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari to be placed on Exit Control List, it had been decided by federal government.

As per the announcement, The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government on Thursday decided to put Pakistan Peoples’ Party Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari on the Exit Control List (ECL) in the light of the ongoing money laundering probe against him.

The decision was announced by Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry in a press briefing held after a federal cabinet meeting.

Chaudhry said that taking in view of the Joint Investigative Report submitted in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, the federal government has decided to put as many as 172 people on the ECL.

"I hope Zardari will take JIT seriously. This is not the old Pakistan where people will be compromised," he said. "The independent accountability process will continue."