Former rulers adopted Mughal kings’ way of life over tax payers cash: Firdous

ISLAMABAD: Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Data and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq on Tuesday stated the lavish dwelling type of former ruling households indicated that that they had loved their tenures in authorities just like the Mughal kings.

They didn’t miss any alternative to plunder wealth of the poor Pakistani nation, already burdened with billions of {dollars} mortgage, by establishing luxurious camp workplaces and spending billions of rupees when it comes to safety preparations and leisure allowances, she added. Firdous made these remarks whereas briefing the media individuals right here in regards to the choices taken within the assembly of Federal Cupboard chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan She was flanked by Adviser to the Prime Minister on Local weather Change Malik Amin Aslam and Federal Minister for Communications and Postal Providers Murad Saeed Giving particulars of the general public cash misused by the previous rulers and their households, Murad Saeed stated over Rs 245 million was spent on working the affairs of camp workplaces established by former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, three in Lahore and two in Multan. Equally, he stated Asif Ali Zardari wasted over Rs 3.16 billion on his safety and camp workplaces throughout 2013-18 when he was not even the president of Pakistan.

Some 556 to 820 police officers had been deputed for his safety over the last 5 years, he added.

He stated when a whole bunch of youngsters had been dying in Thar resulting from hunger yearly, the Pakistan Peoples Celebration leaders had been busy in misusing the general public cash to take care of their lavish way of life. “In line with Benazir Earnings Assist Programme (BISP) and State Financial institution of Pakistan stories, a lot of the poor reside in Sindh and south Punjab,” he added.

Murad stated former prime minister wasted $ 460,000 on his single go to to america in 2015 and spent 327,000 kilos sterling on his medical remedy throughout his go to to the UK.

Furthermore, a aircraft of the Pakistan Worldwide Airways remained within the UK for a number of days which incurred further loss to the nationwide exchequer, he added.

Murad stated over Rs 2.14 billion from the taxpayers cash was spent on the renovation and safety of Raiwind palace when it was declared a camp workplace by the then Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif to oblige his disqualified brother.

Shehbaz Sharif, he stated, additionally spent over Rs 8.73 billion on his safety as chief minister. He additionally wasted round Rs 1.30 billion on buy of a helicopter resulting from his spine ache.

When Nawaz Sharif was prime minister, Shehbaz Sharif used a chartered aircraft, devoted for the Prime Minister of Pakistan, 526 occasions to maneuver throughout the nation regardless of having his personal helicopter, he added.   He stated separate safety squads had been arrange for Shehbaz Sharif’s sons, in-laws and household ladies on the expense of public cash.

Murad stated former president Mamnoon Hussain additionally joined the camp of plunderers as he spent over Rs 300 million on the safety of his camp workplace in Karachi.

Quite the opposite, he stated, Prime Minister Imran Khan and his cupboard colleagues had not arrange even a single camp workplace.

The prime minister even didn’t reside within the PM Home, he added.

He stated the prime minister would keep on the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington throughout his upcoming US go to, which might price solely $60,000.

He stated safety expenditure of the Punjab chief minister, below the management of Prime Minister Imran Khan, had been decreased by 86computer and his journey expenditure by 60computer.

He stated the Sharifs spent hundreds of thousands of rupees on fencing of their Raiwind residence, whereas Imran Khan used each penny on the development of his Bani Gala residence’s boundary wall and highway from his personal pocket.

 

Copyright APP (Related Press of Pakistan), 2019


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