Four of P.M. Imran Khan’s advisers and special assistants have dual nationalities
The Government of Pakistan on Saturday night made public the asset details and nationalities of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s special assistants and advisers, posting them on the Cabinet Division website for the perusal of the public.
According to the information provided, of the 19 unelected cabinet members, four hold dual nationalities, while four others have residential status of foreign nations but have only Pakistani nationalities.
The special assistant to the P.M. on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety is a Pakistani national possessing a joint bank balance with her husband of Rs. 14.8 million. Her husband owns one car, a 2014 Honda Civic, while Nishtar personally owns jewelry worth Rs. 500,000 and has 9.6 marlas of inherited property in Peshawar.
The special assistant to the P.M. on petroleum, who has the status of a minister of state, has listed assets worth Rs. 2.184 billion, including properties in Pakistan and abroad. Babar also has stakes in over two-dozen companies. He has a dual U.S.-Pakistani nationality.
The special assistant to the P.M. on youth affairs has assets worth Rs. 35.06 million, and shareholdings of Rs. 20.17 million.
The special assistant to the P.M. on information and broadcasting holds property worth Rs. 151.433 million across Pakistan—two plots in Islamabad, two in Karachi, two in Lahore and one each in Rahim Yar Khan and Bahawalpur. He has two bank accounts with balances of Rs. 291,000 and Rs. 1,239, respectively, and a foreign currency account valued at $4,149.
His wife also owns stakes in various companies valued at Rs. 3,100,000, and he owns one car, a Toyota ZX (2016), that he has valued at Rs. 3 million.
The special assistant to the P.M. on digital Pakistan is a dual national with Canadian citizenship, and also has a permanent residency in Singapore. She owns four properties outside Pakistan—two in the U.S. and one each in U.K. and Singapore—but has no land in the country.
Her stake in a venture capital firm is worth Rs. 12.51 million and she has a total bank balance—divided between various accounts—of Rs. 34.39 million. She owns one car, a Toyota Fortuner, and has jewelry worth Rs. 5 million.
The special assistant to the P.M. on national security and strategic policy planning, a position with the status of a minister of state, has assets worth Rs. 113.76 million. He owns land valued at Rs. 25.6 million and stocks equaling around Rs. 600,000. He also a permanent residency of the U.S. but is a Pakistani national.
He owns two cars, one of which was gifted to him, for a total value of Rs. 8.54 million, and has Rs. 1.03 million cash in hand and Rs. 73.26 million banked.
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