The Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday unanimously announced the verdict on the PTI’s foreign funding case, stating that the party received prohibited funding.
The commission named several individuals and companies with foreign origins for having funded the party.
The people who have sent funds to Khan’s party include Inder Dosanjh, Viral Lal, Michael Lane, Saima Ashraf, Murtaza Lokhandwala, Abu Bakr Wakil, Chiranjit Singh, Varsha Lathra, and others, Urdu News reported.
However, an Indian-American businesswoman named Romita Shetty remains a trending topic on social media.
This was not the first time Romita Shetty’s name has surfaced in Pakistani media. Newspaper The News has published her name in a news story.
Shetty is the managing director of DiMaio Ahmad Capital LLL (DA Capital) and the wife of a Pakistani-American businessman Nasir Aziz Ahmed, according to Bloomberg.
According to Aziz’s profile published on Bloomberg, he is the managing partner of DA Capital. The company is known to advise its clients regarding investments and economic planning, among other matters.
The company’s website mentions that its office is located in New York, United States.
Shetty is also a member of the advisory committee of Columbia University’s Global Thought department.
Her profile on the university’s website mentions her as the managing director of DA Capital. She has 27 years of work experience in the field of economics.
Earlier, the businesswoman was president of DA Capital. From 2007 to 2008, she worked for Lehman Brothers, an American investment company.
DA Capital’s own website mentions Shetty’s educational credentials. She completed her BA Honors from St Stephen’s College in the Indian capital New Delhi. Later, she obtained an MA in International Relations from Columbia University.