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Tax details of Shehbaz, Imran and others surfaced as election fever hits Pakistan

09:29 AM | 25 Jun, 2018
Tax details of Shehbaz, Imran and others surfaced as election fever hits Pakistan
ISLAMABAD - After the asset details of the election candidates made headlines, now the facts about taxes paid by the aspirants have surfaced ahead of general polls in Pakistan.

Nomination forms received by the Election Commission of Pakistan revealed that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif paid Rs10.2 million in the wake of taxes.

The PTI chief, Imran Khan, paid Rs148,000, while the former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gillani has not shared the details with the election body.

Senior politician Javed Hashmi, who has again joined the PML-N, deposited just Rs6,000 taxes, a website, reported.

Similarly, outgoing prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Rs3.11 million, former PM Raja Pervaiz Ashraf paid Rs207,000, former Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq Rs289,000 and former interior ministry Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan paid Rs1,589,000 as taxes.

Maryam Nawaz Sharif, daughter of former PM Nawaz Sharif, paid just Rs41,000 and Hamza Shehbaz has declared his taxes as Rs8.2 million.

Former foreign minister Khawaja Asif, Rs3.96m, ex-Railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique Rs5.2m, Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed Rs703,000 and PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qurehsi paid Rs781,000 in terms of taxes.

The general elections are set to be held on July 25 as President Mamnoon Hussain has approved a summary sent by the ECP.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 23 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 23 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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