Many uncovered as Toshakhana particulars floor – Pakistan
• Zardari, Nawaz retained bulletproof automobiles; Imran took a number of watches
• Many of the items acquired freed from price; tens of millions of rupees spent on items given to overseas delegates
ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Sunday made public the main points of overseas items retained by public workplace holders — presidents, prime ministers, federal cupboard members, politicians, bureaucrats, retired generals, judges and journalists from 2002 to 2022.
The main points of Toshakhana had been up to date on the web site of the Cupboard Division.
Outstanding personalities who benefited from the Toshakhana items included President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, former prime minister Imran Khan, ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif, ex-president Asif Ali Zardari, late army dictator Pervez Musharraf, former premier Shaukat Aziz, ex-PM Yousuf Raza Gilani, ex-PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, ex-PM Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, ex-PM Zafarullah Khan Jamali, Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Overseas Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, Khursheed Kasuri, Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Jehangir Tarin, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, and Dr Attaur Rehman amongst others.
As per the paperwork, many of the items had been retained by the workplace holders freed from price aside from a number of ones.
Mr Zardari and Nawaz Sharif acquired one bulletproof car every throughout their visits and retained these automobiles after paying some cash to the Toshakhana.
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and his spouse acquired 5 treasured wristwatches, ornaments and different gadgets.
Pervez Musharraf and Shaukat Aziz retained a whole lot of overseas items with out paying a penny.
In return for the items acquired from overseas dignitaries, these public workplace holders, particularly the rulers, gave away items price tens of millions of rupees to the overseas delegates.
Asif Ali Zardari
The main points revealed that Mr Zardari retained one BMW 760 Li white (safety model) on Jan 26, 2009. The worth of the automobile was fastened at Rs27.3 million whereas the previous president retained it after paying somewhat greater than Rs4m.
In March 2011, he retained a wristwatch price Rs1m after paying Rs158,250 for the watch and another gadgets.
In June 2011, he retained a wristwatch price Rs1.25m after paying a sum of Rs189,219 for the watch and another gadgets.
In Oct 2011, the PPP chief retained a Cartier wristwatch price Rs1m after making a fee of Rs321,000 for the watch and a gun.
The PML-N supreme chief was gifted a Mercedes Benz automobile on April 20, 2008 which was price Rs4.25m.
The previous PM retained it after paying Rs0.636m, as per the doc. The doc didn’t point out in what capability Mr Sharif acquired the car.
Mr Khan acquired 5 treasured wristwatches, together with a Graff watch, price Rs3.8 million. He retained these items in Oct 2018 after paying a sum of Rs0.754m.
In September 2018, he retained a Graff wristwatch price Rs85m, a pair of cufflinks price Rs5.6m, a pen price Rs1.5m, and a hoop price Rs8.75m after paying Rs20m for these things.
One other Rolex watch price Rs1.5m quickly adopted and the previous prime minister retained it after paying Rs294,000 for the valuable merchandise.
In November 2018, Imran Khan retained one other Rolex wristwatch price Rs900,000 after paying a sum of Rs338,600 for the watch and another gadgets.
In October 2019, he retained a boxed watch, assessed at Rs1.9m, after paying a sum of Rs935,000. In September 2020, Imran Khan retained one other Rolex watch, assessed at Rs4.4m, after paying Rs2.4m for the watch and quite a lot of different items.
In the identical month, his spouse Bushra Bibi saved a necklace price Rs10m, a bracelet price Rs2.4m, a hoop price Rs2.8m, and a pair of earrings price Rs1.85m after paying a sum of Rs9m for these items.
President Dr Arif Alvi’s spouse, Samina Alvi, retained a necklace price Rs1.19m in October 2019 after paying Rs865,000 for it and different gadgets within the jewelry field.
The president himself retained a Rolex wristwatch price Rs2.5m in February 2022 after paying Rs1.2m.
Sheikh Rashid retained dozens of items, together with two gold cash, on Feb 3, 2003, after paying a mere Rs3,420.
Khurshid M Qasuri acquired a number of items in 2005 and retained these things freed from price.
Raja Pervaiz Ashraf retained a Graff wristwatch assessed at Rs890,000 in November 2012 after paying a sum of Rs218,000 for it and different gadgets.
Printed in Daybreak, March thirteenth, 2023