Ordinary people do not have Rs 2,000 notes as they shunned it soon after it was introduced in 2016, he said, adding they were useless for daily retail exchange.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Income-Tax (IT) Department sleuths are collecting vital evidences against Faris after a preliminary probe revealed he had invested a huge sum of black money in the real estate sector.
India said it would investigate cases linked to the data dump, known collectively as the "Pandora Papers", while Pakistani Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin said officials named in the documents would be investigated - including himself.
The 'Pandora Papers', leak of troves of financial records in offshore tax havens, has been obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). More than 300 Indian names are part of the list.