Fomer CJ's son appointed vice chairman Balochistan Investment Board

In 2012, a financial impropriety case was filed against Dr Iftikhar.


Web Desk June 21, 2014
Dr Arsalan Iftikhar. PHOTO: MYRA IQBAL/EXPRESS

QUETTA: Dr Arsalan Iftikhar, son of former Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, has been appointed vice chairman of the Balochistan Board of Investment, Express News reported on Saturday.

The investment board was formed in 2010 with an aim to lure foreign investors and engage them in Balochistan.

Balochistan has an abundance of natural resources but remains untouched since foreign investors are not provided any proper mechanism to initiate any mega project.

In 2012, a financial impropriety case was filed against Dr Iftikhar following media reports that he had received between Rs300 and Rs400 million from Malik Riaz, chief of Bahria Town, to influence judicial proceedings.

The former chief justice summoned his son to the court in this case but later detached himself from the bench.

COMMENTS (56)

S Chaudhury | 7 years ago | Reply

@Pakistan: I agree with you 100%. Disgraced Ex CJ should be in jail. He has done most damage to Pakistan in its history.

Abid P. Khan | 7 years ago | Reply

@Spyrogyra: "...As long as the placement rules were followed and allegations against him are unproven, ...."

Zardari was incarcerated for over a decade yet nothing could be proven.

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