Lieutenant General (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Information, has said that he has decided to resign from his post.
“I have decided to resign from the post of special assistant along with my family,” he told a private TV program.
“We thought the C-Pack authority needed a lot of attention, so we decided to put all our energy into the C-Pack,” he said.
Asim Saleem Bajwa said that there are more capable people in the Ministry of Information, so I will leave it to them and I will keep my focus there.
“I have just made a decision in this regard and I will submit my resignation in the morning and request that you grant me relief from this post,” he said.
The Special Assistant said that C-Pac is a top priority of the Prime Minister and he said that this is our future and after spending 10 months in C-Pac Authority, I have to believe the same, so I hope that the Prime Minister will give me C-Pac. We will allow more careful work.
The requirements are doubtful
Earlier, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister denied the news published in the newspaper quoting him and gave a detailed four-page reply on the social networking website Twitter.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Information and Chairman C-Pac Authority Lieutenant General (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa vehemently denied the allegations against him and clarified his and his family’s assets.
“Ahmad Noorani published news about me on August 27, 2020 on an unknown website, which I reject as false and untrue,” he said.
“The news alleges that I disclosed my false assets on June 22, 2020 as a special assistant and did not disclose my wife’s overseas investments. My brothers did business in the United States in which they The development is related to my development in the Pakistan Army while various companies, businesses and properties owned by my brothers and children were exposed and baseless allegations were made about their ownership and value.
He said that the allegation of concealing his wife’s assets in his declaration on June 22, 2020 is fundamentally wrong as at that time my wife was not an investor or shareholder in any business abroad. He had withdrawn funds from all the companies and has a record in the US official document.
Asim Saleem Bajwa said, “The company registered in the SECP was the Legion Office of American companies and the process of renaming the company in the SECP was completed, but it was just an official process because my wife’s business interests in the US It was over. ‘
“The fact is that I was accused of damaging my reputation,” he said.
“From 2002 to June 1, 2020 (18 years old), my wife invested about ہزار 19,000 in my brothers’ companies in the United States. The source is accountable and no SBP rules and regulations have been violated during this period.
“Bajko Global Management’s Pizza China has no proprietary interest in Papa Jones. The news falsely alleges that Bajko owns 99 companies and the reporter named several companies more than once in his list,” the special assistant said. I have only 27 and 2 active companies in the UAE.
‘Wife in business, brothers’ investment was only ہزار 74,000′
“In 18 years, my brothers bought about ً 70 million in assets and franchises, of which about کروڑ 70 million came from bank loans and other financial services companies,” he said.
“In 18 years, my brothers and my wife’s cash investment in this business was جس 74,000, of which my wife’s investment was ہزار 19,000. My five brothers’ investment of 54 54,000 is complete,” he said. The record is there, while the rest of the investment was made out of profits.
Asim Saleem Bajwa said, “My two brothers are doctors, one is a vice president at a US bank, one is a controller and a partner at an American restaurant operating company before starting a business in 2002. “At least 50 other investors were involved in the business,” he said.
‘Many companies named after my sons are inactive’
Referring to the allegations against his children’s business, he said: “One of my sons was accused of setting up Sea One Builders and Estate Company. My son’s company has not run business since its inception. The company is inactive.
“One of my sons was accused of having his name registered in the Himalayan Private Limited Company (SECP). My son owns only 50 per cent of the company. The company is too small to have three He earned less than Rs 5 lakh a year.
“It is true that I have a cobbler’s codwiners company named after one of my sons. It is a small company that has suffered a complete loss in five years,” said the chairman of the C-Pack Authority.
“One of my sons was accused of having a cryptocurrency company called Minerals and the company was registered when I was stationed in Balochistan. No one bothered to find out,” he said. The company was registered with the FBR in 2019 and has not done any business so far. The business has not opened any bank account so far.
“One of my sons was accused of Advance Marketing Private Limited, but once again no one saw that the company was inactive and did not do any business,” he said.
Asim Saleem Bajwa said, “I was also accused of owning a house in the United States, a company owned by my sons, Sea One Management Group. Bought cheaply from its own resources for only 31 31,000.
“It was also alleged that a company called Sea One Natura was set up by my two sons, but this company has always been inactive,” he said.
‘Brothers’ company has not been awarded any C-Pack contract’
“It was also a baseless allegation that C-Pack contracts were awarded to my two brothers’ company, Silk Line Enterprises Pvt Ltd, a company that provides manpower to industries in Rahim Yar Khan,” he said.
“One of my sons has taken a small house in the United States through a bank loan. 80% of the house is still in arrears. My sons are 33, 32 and 27 years old. He has a business degree from a university and is doing well-paying jobs in the United States.
At the end of his rebuttal statement, he said, “I did not shy away from answering the allegations against me, which were made to damage my reputation