Switzerland, Pakistan to sign accord on bank accounts info sharing on 21st March

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar Wednesday said that Pakistan is going to sign an agreement with Switzerland on exchange of information regarding bank accounts on 21st of this month.
In a policy statement in the National Assembly, the federal minister said several meetings were held with the Swiss Authorities and now they have invited Pakistan to sign the agreement.
“Swiss authorities have consented to sign an agreement on our conditions,” Dar said.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in his May 14, 2014, statement had informed the National Assembly that at least $200 billion of Pakistani money was stashed away in Swiss banks.
The minister had told the house in a written reply that the government was engaging with Swiss authorities to get to the money, hidden away by various Pakistani nationals.


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