List of Pakistanis in Panama Papers

Panama Papers has already created lot of hype across the world. A massive collection documents amounting to more than a crore has showed faces behind offshore shell companies. These companies are being used to hide assets, avoid taxes and launder money. From politicians to businessmen to judges to media personnel, everyone is in the list. Some popular names in the list includes King of Saudi Arabia Salman, father of Prime Minister UK David Cameron i.e. Ian Cameron, Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan, Indian actress, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Chinese Actor Jackie Chan, Argentine footballer Lionel Messi and Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif.

Apart from Sharif family, over 200 Pakistanis have been named in Panama Papers for hiding their money abroad via offshore companies. The list is under investigation by various media houses and more Pakistani names are expected. The biggest leak in history of the world has already initiated massive inquiries around the globe. However, there is yet any practical measure to be taken in this regard in Pakistan.

We have compiled list of Pakistanis revealed in Panama Papers. Here is the list:

Politicians:

  • Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family (9 companies)
    • Hassan Nawaz
    • Hussain Nawaz
    • Maryam Nawaz
  • Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s relatives (7 companies)
    • Samina Durrani
    • Ilyas Mehraj
  • Former PM Benazir Bhutto (1 company)
    • Nephew Hassan Ali Jaffery
  • Javed Pasha, Close friend of Asif Ali Zardari (4 companies)
  • PPP Senator Rehman Malik (1 company)
  • PPP Senator Osman Saifullah’s family (34 companies)
    • Anwar Saifullah
    • Salim Saifullah
    • Humayun Saifullah
    • Iqbal Saifullah
    • Javed Saifullah
    • Jehangir Saifullah
  • Relatives of Chaudharys of Gujrat
    • Waseem Gulzar
  • Zain Sukhera (co-accused with former Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani’s son in the Hajj scandal)

Businessmen:

  • Real Estate Tycoon Malik Riaz Hussain’s son (Bahria Town)
    • Ahmad Ali Riaz (1 company)
  • Chairman ABM Group of Companies Azam Sultan (5 companies)
  • Pizza Hut owner Aqeel Hussain and family (1 company)
    • Brother Tanwir Hassan
  • Chairman Soorty Enterprise Abdul Rashid Soorty and family
  • Sultan Ali Allana, Chairman of Habib Bank Limited (1 company)
  • Khawaja Iqbal Hassan, former NIB bank President (1 company)
  • Bashir Ahmed and Javed Shakoor of Buxly Paints (1 company)
  • Mehmood Ahmed of Berger Paints (1 company)
  • Hotel tycoon Sadruddin Hashwani and family (3 companies)
    • Murtaza Haswani
  • Owner of Hilton Pharma, Shehbaz Yasin Malik and family (1 company)
  • Hussain Dawood family (2 companies)
    • Shahzada Dawood
    • Abdul Samad Dawood
    • Partner Saad Raja
  • Abdullah family of Sapphire Textiles (5 companies)
    • Yousuf Abdullah and his wife
    • Muhammad Abdullah and his wife
    • Shahid Abdullah and his family
    • Nadeem Abdullah and family
    • Amer Abdullah and family
  • Gul Muhammad Tabba of Lucky Textiles
  • Shahid Nazir, CEO of Masood Textile Mills (1 company)
    • Partner Naziya Nazir
  • Zulfiqar Ali Lakhani, from Lakson Group and owner of Colgate-Palmolive, Tetley Clover and Clover Pakistan (1 company)
  • Zulfiqar Paracha and family of Universal Corporation (1 company)

Judges:

  • Serving Lahore High Court Judge Justice Farrukh Irfan
  • Retired Judge Malik Qayyum
  • Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman of GEO and Jang Group (1 company)
  • Sultan Ali Lakhani, CEO of Express Media Pakistan

If we have missed any person name, you can comment it below. We expect National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to initiate a full-scale inquiry soon on all this issue.