2 foreign embassies spy on PM House: Standing committee on Internal Affairs

wiretap1news50as80f80f0sISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Chairman of standing committee for internal affairs Rehman Malik claimed that 2 foreign embassies are spying on Prime Minister (PM) House. He said that former president Asif Ali Zardari and current PM Nawaz Sharif’s phone had also been tapped, reported Dunya News.

Rehman Malik presided Standing committee for internal affair’s meeting that took place in the capital.

Speaking at the occasion, Rehman Malik said that 2 embassies situated in diplomatic enclaves are spying on PM House.

He said during a meeting in 2012, signals had been detected during a conference of federal cabinet which could not be stopped and the conference came to an abrupt end as a result.

Rehman Malik said that former President Asif Ali Zardari, PM Nawaz and his own phones had been tapped in the past.

Talking about Axact fake degree scandal, Director General (DG) Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Akbar Hoti said that Axact’s fake diploma mill catered more to foreign customers than the ones in Pakistan adding that Axact had paid a fine amounting to 20 million dollars on the directions of U.S. court.

DG FIA said that Axact degrees were used to apply for jobs in sensitive sectors.

Talking informally with journalists at the occasion, DG FIA confirmed that a request had been made to Sindh government via Interior Ministry to hand over Shoaib Sheikh and others to FIA Islamabad so that investigations can be conducted.