The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued details of the assets of the parliamentarians for the year 2016-17, which reveals the richest political party to be the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N).
The ECP released asset details of senators and members of the National Assembly (MNAs) and provincial assemblies (MPAs).
According to details, Prime Minister Imran Khan has assets worth more than Rs30.86mn.
The prime minister has Rs20.94mn in his bank account, while in his foreign accounts he has $379.78 and £7, respectively.
Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif’s assets amount to Rs270.34mn.
Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz has assets worth Rs410.154mn, including non-agricultural land worth Rs130.64mn and agricultural land worth more than Rs30mn.
He has Rs4.73mn in his bank account.
Senate Deputy Chairman Saleem Mandviwala owns assets worth Rs30mn, Law Minister Farogh Naseem Rs170mn, and State Minister for Interior Shehryar Afridi Rs10.59mn.
PML-N chairman Raja Zafarul Haq has assets worth Rs40mn, Mushahidullah Khan Rs30mn, and Birjees Tahir Rs2.78mn.
The son in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Captain (retired) Safdar has assets worth Rs870.488mn.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Senator Sherry Rehman has assets worth more than Rs770mn, Raza Rabbani Rs100mn, while Awami National Party (ANP) leader Ghulam Ahmed Bilour has assets worth Rs200.97mn.
PML-N is the richest political party, with assets worth over Rs220.21mn, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) comes in second with Rs110.64mn, the PPP third with Rs160.52mn, the PPP-Parliamentarians Rs70.92mn, the Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid-e-Azam (PML-Q) Rs50.81mn, Sheikh Rashid’s Awami Muslim League (AML) Rs288,268, and the Pak Sarzameen Party Rs3.56mn.
The Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TLP) has assets worth Rs30,250, the ANP Rs40.17mn, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam – Fazlur (JUI-F) Rs20.82mn, the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Rs10.16mn, and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek Rs1.91mn.
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