Govt releases asset details for advisers and special assistants
The assets and liabilities of the advisers and special assistants in Prime Minister Imran Khan’s federal cabinet has been revealed. According to the numbers present on the cabinet website, there are three billionaires in the premier’s cabinet.
There are also five members with foreign nationalities. Two have foreign residencies/green cards.
The three billionaires are Adviser on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood, Special Assistant on Petroleum Nadeem Babar and Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfi Bukhari.
The members with foreign nationalities are Bukhari (British citizenship), Shahzad Syed Qasim (US citizenship), Nadeem Afzal Gondal (Canadian citizenship), Shahbaz Gill (US green card), Tania Aidrus (Canadian citizenship and permanent resident of Singapore), Nadeem Babar (US citizenship) and Moeed Yusuf (US resident).
Minister of State of Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said on SAMAA TV’s show News Beat people with nationalities of other countries should not be part of the cabinet.
They were shared by Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz on Twitter.
Govt of Pakistan has placed the assets of all SAPM’s , Advisers on the website of Cabinet division as instructed by PM Imran khan.https://t.co/TUf2FoeLZW
— Senator Shibli Faraz (@shiblifaraz) July 18, 2020
The asset declaration forms include how much property the SAPMs or advisers own both within and outside Pakistan, the vehicles they own, the money in their bank accounts and their investments.