These Are the Richest and Poorest MPAs from Punjab and Balochistan

After that of the senators, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has now released the wealth details of the Members of Provincial Assemblies (MPAs) of Punjab and Balochistan.

According to the data released by the ECP, the Chief Minister of Punjab, Usman Buzdar, owns assets north of Rs. 84 million. While this data shows no businesses owned by the CM Punjab in Pakistan or abroad, he does own two luxury cars and four tractors. Additionally, the Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly, Hamza Shahbaz Sharif, owns assets worth Rs. 400 million.


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On the other end of the spectrum, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) MPA Sajida Yousuf has no assets and only possesses Rs. 217 in her bank account. MPA Ejaz Khan Jazi also remains on the lower end of the wealth spectrum with no cars or foreign assets but only Rs. 274,000 worth of local assets.

The Punjab Assembly Speaker, Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, owns assets worth Rs. 220 million, while PTI’s Aleem Khan has Rs. 1.5 billion worth of assets to his name. The Provincial Law Minister, Raja Basharat, owns assets worth Rs. 29.3 million, and Rana Mashhood’s assets are worth more than Rs. 50 million.

In the Balochistan Assembly, the former chief minister of the province, Nawab Muhammad Aslam Khan Raisani, has assets worth Rs. 21 billion to his name, including agricultural land worth Rs. 19 million, a residential plot of Rs. 1.796 billion, and vehicles worth Rs 3.750 billion. He also has Rs. 513.8 million in his bank account and owns Rs. 1.735 billion worth of foreign properties.


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MPA Jan Muhammad Jamali owns 40 acres of agricultural land and cars among other assets that amount to Rs. 2.5 million. He also has above Rs. 740 million in cash with bank deposits of Rs. 426,000.

Lawmakers are constitutionally required to submit their yearly statements of assets and liabilities as well as those of their spouses and dependent children. Every year, the ECP also publicly discloses the wealth details of the legislators, and their spouses and dependent children for the previous fiscal year.

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