ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued the details of the assets of 81 political parties as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerged as the richest.
As per the details issued by the ECP, PTI owns assets worth Rs 316.6 million out of which Rs220 million were increased within one year. PTI Chairman and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan have submitted a certificate in the ECP claiming that his party has not received any funding from suspected or prohibited sources.ECP further reveal that PTI received over R 65.8 million from overseas Pakistanis, Rs 12.6 million were collected from Pakistanis residing in the United States, and over Rs49.2 million from England. The party declared six bank accounts before the ECP.
The net worth of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) assets is Rs253.3 million and Rs20 million were added in one year. PML-N distributed its party tickets worth Rs119.7million.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) owns bank balance of over Rs 167 million and received Rs93.7 million for party tickets.
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) owns Rs106.3 million and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-e-Azam (PML-Q) over Rs49.9 million. Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) received funds of Rs17.5 million and Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) collected charity of five million rupees.
Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed’s Awami Muslim League (AML) is one the poorest political parties owning just Rs0.138 million.