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Indians working in Sharif-run mill: Pakistani opposition party

Tahir-ul-Qadri said that Indians were called in Pakistan to work for Sharif brothers\' sugar mills as engineers.

Published: 10th September 2016 12:30 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th September 2016 12:31 AM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani opposition leader on Friday alleged that 300 Indians were working in the sugar mills owned by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family, however, the company management refuted the claim.

Chairman of Pakistan Awami Tehreek Tahir-ul-Qadri claimed that Indian citizens working in the sugar mills of Sharif brothers were being given "special protocols", they were exempted from police report whereas they have been granted the Visa after suspension of Pakistani laws by the authorities.

However, Yousaf Abbas Sharif, who is said to be Managing Director of the company, said that not a single Indian was working in Sharif family sugar mill.

In a statement, Yousaf Abbas Sharif said the mill was established in 1992 and at present has over 1,100 employees all of them were Pakistanis.

Qadri said that Indians were called in Pakistan to work for Sharif brothers' sugar mills as engineers.



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