ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior, Rehman Malik on Saturday said that investigations show that Olympic visa scam was a conspiracy to defame Pakistan and those involved would be taken to task as per law of the land.
“The news published in the British newspaper, The Sun when Olympics were near to start. I am the person who ordered inquiry so as to find out the real facts behind the scandal,” he told a press conference.
The Minister said about 90 per cent work on inquiry into the scam has been done and after its completion, the report with all documents would be dispatched to British Newspaper through Pakistan High Commission in United Kingdom.
He said the inquiry teams of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) have thoroughly investigated the scam and found that Asad Ali got his CNIC and passport in 2000 and he provided wrong information in the declaration form he filled to get UK nationality.
Asad Ali has now dual nationality, he added. --- SAMAA/AGENCIES