Jamshed Dasti poorest parliamentarian, owns only Rs 2,653; PM Nawaz has no property abroad

Khurram Shahzad 02:15 PM | 22 Apr, 2016
Jamshed Dasti poorest parliamentarian, owns only Rs 2,653; PM Nawaz has no property abroad
ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has released details of assets owned by the members of parliament of 2014-15,

According to the details of assets owned by the members of parliament available on ECP’s website, Jamshed Dasti has been declared as the poorest parliamentarian with total assets of Rs 2,653.

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman owns assets worth Rs6.8 million only and has no personal car.

The document of National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq’s assets has disappeared mysteriously.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has Rs 1.96 billion and has no property abroad while his son Hussain Nawaz has sent him R s 210.5 million from abroad. The prime minister also owns property worth Rs 250 million on Upper Mall in Murree. The PM received agricultural land worth Rs 1.7 billion share from legacy and gifts.

Kalsoom Nawaz, the spouse of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, owns property worth Rs100 million on the Hall Road in Lahore. She does not own any business abroad.

PM’s son-in-law Captain Safdar owns more than Rs10 million of assets while Hamza Shahbaz owns Rs340 million, which are present in Pakistan. Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah has Rs40.8 million worth of assets.

According to media reports, PTI chief Imran Khan has no assets abroad and according to him his residence at Banigala, which has a total worth of Rs 750 million, was gifted to him. His residence in Zaman Park, Lahore, is valued at Rs 220 million and a jeep worth Rs 5 million. He also owns a luxury flat at Shahara-e-Dastoor and owns two cows and one buffalo worth Rs 0.3 million. He has no business abroad. His total assets were Rs 1.31 billion worth.


KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 4, 2023 (Saturday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.9 283.2
Euro EUR 300.98 301.58
UK Pound Sterling GBP 337.01 337.71
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.14 75.44
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.55 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 189 192
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.72 720.69
Canadian Dollar CAD 200 202.2
China Yuan CNY 39.67 39.73
Danish Krone DKK 39.33 39.73
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 34.19 34.54
Indian Rupee INR 3.28 3.39
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 878 887
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.79 27.09
Omani Riyal OMR 696.08 704.08
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 73.62 74.32
Singapore Dollar SGD 204 206
Swedish Korona SEK 25.61 25.91
Swiss Franc CHF 291.69 294.19
Thai Bhat THB 8.15 8.30

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,200 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,930.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Karachi PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Islamabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Peshawar PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Quetta PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Sialkot PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Attock PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Gujranwala PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Jehlum PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Multan PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Bahawalpur PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Gujrat PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Nawabshah PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Chakwal PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Hyderabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Nowshehra PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Sargodha PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Faisalabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Mirpur PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430


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