PM Shahbaz Sharif announces important decision on audio leaks issue

PM Shahbaz Sharif announces important decision on audio leaks issue

*ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday termed the surfacing of audio leaks of conversations between key government figures a “serious security lapse” and announced the formation of a high-level committee to probe the matter. *

“Audio leaks scandal is a serious security lapse and critical matter,” the prime minister said while addressing a news conference along with other federal cabinet members.

“I am forming a high-level panel on audio leaks matter… This is a serious matter and raises a big question mark over the security breach,” the PM said, adding that a high-power committee will investigate the matter from all aspects.

“Who will come to meet the prime minister at the PM House now? An inquiry committee will reach the depth of this matter,” he added.

PM Shehbaz Sharif went on to say that Maryam Nawaz – who is PML-N’s vice president and also his niece – did not ask for any favour from him regarding the import of her son-in-law’s power plant machinery from India.