Swiss Authorities

  • Pak asks Switzerland to revive graft cases against Zardari November 7, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan has dispatched an official letter asking Swiss authorities to revive graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari on the condition that such a move will be linked to the international immunity available to the head of state. The government has written the letter to Swiss authorities in the light...
  • Pakistani PM faces Supreme Court in contempt case August 27, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Monday appeared in the Supreme Court to face a show cause notice for failing to implement the order to write to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. Jostled by crowds, Ashraf waved before stepping inside the court...
  • Pak govt tells SC won't approach Swiss authorities July 24, 2012

    Islamabad: A day before the expiry of a deadline set by Pakistan's Supreme Court for reviving graft charges against President Asif Ali Zardari, the government on Tuesday informed the court that the federal cabinet has made no decision to approach Swiss authorities to reopen the cases. The government conveyed its position...
  • Zardari case: Pak SC sets July 25 deadline for PM July 12, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday set July 25 deadline for Premier Raja Pervez Ashraf to approach Swiss authorities to reopen graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, triggering a fresh political crisis over the issue which had cost his predecessor his job. A fivejudge bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed...
  • No PPP premier will approach Swiss authorities: Gilani April 30, 2012

    Lahore: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Sunday said no premier from the ruling Pakistan People's Party will approach Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. Gilani made the remarks during a meeting with lawyers at his residence in Lahore three days after the Supreme court...
  • Switzerland seeks arrest of German tax officials March 31, 2012

    Berlin: Swiss authorities have issued arrest warrants for three German tax inspectors over the purchase in 2010 of a CD containing data on suspected tax cheats, according to a German newspaper, infuriating a German state governor. The Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported today that the Swiss accused the officials of "economic...
  • Graft cases: Gilani to give detailed reply today March 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Monday is expected to submit a detailed reply regarding writing to Swiss authorities to reopen graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. The Pakistan Supreme Court had given Gilani time till March 20 when it will decide whether or not to go...
  • Gilani ready to resign over reopening graft cases issue March 19, 2012

    Lahore: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Sunday said he was prepared to resign if the issue of approaching Swiss authorities for reopening graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari was resolved by his departure. "I will be happy if my quitting the post helps solve this issue," Gilani said...
  • Will face jail but not write to Swiss authorities: Gilani March 15, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday reiterated that he will not write to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, saying he would rather go to prison. Stating that he was the prime minister and "not a peon", Gilani said he was willing to...
  • Hosni Mubarak moves assets to Gulf states February 14, 2011

    New York: Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has reportedly moved his family assets from European banks to institutions in Gulf region after Swiss authorities took steps to freeze his foreign accounts. "We're aware of some urgent conversations within the Mubarak family about how to save these assets," a senior intelligence was...