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Imran Khan's 'sky-high expenses' cost Pakistan ₹1 billion: Report | World News

Imran Khan’s ‘sky-high bills’ price Pakistan ₹1 billion: Report | World Information

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan’s helicopter rides price the nationwide kitty ₹1 billion, reported The Nation.

Khan has come below the scanner for his helicopter rides whereas in workplace. The expense particulars have been introduced within the Pakistani Senate.

The VVIP helicopter rides of Khan price round one billion rupees that have been carried out on the directions of the Prime Minister’s Workplace from 2019 to 2021, reported The Nation.

The federal authorities in its written response knowledgeable the Senate that in accordance with the main points offered by the Cupboard Division, an quantity of ₹946.3 million was spent on VVIP helicopter missions by 6 Aviation Squadron below directions of the PM’s Workplace from 2019 to 2021 when Imran Khan was the prime minister of the nation.

Earlier than this, the federal government had knowledgeable the higher home that Khan used the official helicopter to commute from his Bani Gala residence in Islamabad to PM Home for 1,579.8 hours from 2019 to March 2022.

The quantity of ₹434.43 million was incurred on these journeys from the nationwide exchequer, reported The Nation.

Unveiling the main points of the expenditures of camp places of work, the federal government stated {that a} whole quantity of ₹26 million was spent from the official funds on camp places of work by former prime ministers since 2008.

Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had three camp places of work, two in Lahore and one other one in his hometown Multan throughout his tenure from March 2008 to June 2012, which price an quantity of ₹10.8 million, reported The Nation.

In the meantime, incumbent Nationwide Meeting Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf had one camp workplace on Chakwal Highway whereas he was in workplace from June 2012 to March 2013 and an quantity of ₹5.5 million was spent on it.

Equally, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had his camp workplace at his residence in Jati Umra, Lahore throughout his tenure from June 2013 to July 2017, which price an quantity of ₹4.5 million, reported The Nation.

His successor Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had his camp workplace at his residence in Islamabad whereas he was within the workplace of prime minister from August 2017 to March 2018. An quantity of ₹5.2 million was incurred on it from it the exchequer.

Notably, whereas Pakistan is on the point of financial chaos, the political class is utilizing exchequer cash for his or her actions when the nation is reeling below heavy money owed.