The Panama leaks in April 2016 revealed major corruption charges against Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s. It was revealed that three of Nawaz Sharif’s children owned offshore companies and assets not shown on his family’s wealth statement.
There is a very interesting follow up to the case which has left everyone baffled and Twitter just can’t get over it. The undoing of Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif government might be a Microsoft Word font the PM’s daughter Maryam used while allegedly forging documents which she submitted to a team investigating illegal offshore properties flagged in the Panama Papers.
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JIT reports have raised doubts regarding the submission of the documents and use of Calibri font in the paper submitted by Maryam Nawaz. The report claims that Wikipedia says the Calibri font was made much before 2007, in 2004. However, it was made available for public use in 2007 and documents were submitted by Maryam in 2006.
Pakistan’s Twitteratis are having a fun day with that piece of information and #fontgate is trending everywhere. Some of the tweets featuring are:
Never a dull moment in Pakistani politics. #FontGate https://t.co/LErjVKMDsc
— Maryam Dodhy (@MaryamDodhy) July 11, 2017
A perfect example of Technology ruining people's lives. #PanamaJIT #FontGate #Panamagate #calibri #PunIntended
— Ebtihaj (@ebtihajkhan) July 11, 2017