With a recent controversy over the possession of the non-public jet that flew Imran Khan from Islamabad to Karachi, a Karachi-based firm mentioned the non-public jet belonged to them however they didn’t bear any bills associated to the flight.
Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan on Saturday flew to Karachi on a chartered flight to deal with a political rally which triggered recent controversies at a time the beleaguered former PM is dealing with allegations of stealing state wealth by retaining treasured presents that ought to belong to the state treasury.
As a purported picture of Imran Khan strolling out of a non-public jet went viral on social media with varied claims concerning the possession of the jet, Karachi-based Engro Company put out an announcement claiming the possession of the aircraft. Nevertheless it mentioned the corporate didn’t bear any bills associated to the flight.
“On the subject of media hypothesis round Engro’s possession of the non-public jet taken by ex-PM Imran Khan for the political gathering in Karachi, we want to make clear that though the aircraft is owned by Engro Fertilizers, it was chartered to Princely Jets as a routine apply. Engro didn’t bear any bills associated to the flight,” the corporate mentioned in its assertion.
The recent controversy erupts amid experiences that Imran Khan and Bushra Bibi retained all presents that they acquired as Pakistan PM and Pakistan’s first girl by paying a negligible quantity to the nation’s treasury. In response to Pakistani media, Imran Khan offered Toshakhana presents price Pakistani rupees 140 million in Dubai. These presents embody a number of Rolex watches, a pair of cufflinks, a necklace, bracelet, earrings, an iPhone and many others. In response to Pakistani legal guidelines, a state head can retain presents acquired throughout the tenure by paying a certain quantity. Pakistani media claimed Imran Khan both skipped the fee or paid a negligible quantity.
The Karachi rally on Saturday was the second public gathering that Imran Khan addressed after his ouster from energy. As he addressed, he mentioned he was conscious that the “match was mounted”. “I need to inform the nation that I’ve by no means been towards any nation. I am not anti-India, anti-Europe or anti-US. I am with the humanity of the world. I am not towards any nation. I need friendship with everybody however slavery with nobody,” Imran Khan mentioned.
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