For the first time in the country’s history, the federal government has made public the record of gifts of Tosha Khana since 2002. A 446-page record of Tosha Khana gifts from 2002 to the current month of 2023 has been released, which includes details of Tosha Khana gifts of the President, Prime Ministers and Federal Ministers.
According to the record, in this year 2023, the current government has received 59 gifts. Last year, 224 gifts were received in Tosha Khana in 2022, 116 gifts in 2021, 175 gifts in 2018 and 91 in 2014 while 177 gifts were received by government officials in 2015.
The records to be made public include the names of former President Pervez Musharraf, former Prime Ministers Shaukat Aziz, Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani, Mian Nawaz Sharif, Raja Pervez Ashraf and Imran Khan among others, while the current Prime Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif and President Arif Alvi. Tosha Khana gifts are also included.
In addition to the heads of government, the record of gifts received by federal ministers, senior officials and civil servants has also been uploaded on the website. There was a law against keeping gifts worth less than
According to the data, the value of the gifts received by General (retd) Pervez Musharraf in 2004 is more than 65 lakh rupees, while the value of the watch given to the former president in 2005 is said to be 5 lakh rupees. At various times, they found dozens of valuable watches and jewelery boxes which were legally kept after paying money.
In 2005, former Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz received a watch worth Rs 8.5 lakh which was auctioned for Rs 355,000 while he kept dozens of other gifts as they were estimated to be worth less than Rs 10,000.
Pakistan Muslim League (N) leader Amir Maqam also received a watch in 2005, the price of which was reported to be Rs 5.5 lakh.
According to records, on December 2, 2008, former President Asif Ali Zardari paid a watch worth five million and kept it for himself, while on January 26, 2009, former President Asif Ali Zardari received two BMW vehicles worth five million 78 million and two million 73 million, while one A Toyota Lexus worth Rs 5 crore was also found.
Asif Zardari paid more than two million rupees and kept the three vehicles. On October 28th, 2011, Asif Zardari kept gifts worth sixteen hundred and fifteen thousand, while on March eleventh, two thousand and eleven, the value of Asif Zardari’s gifts was more than one million rupees. Apart from this, on August 15, 2011, Asif Zardari himself kept gifts worth 847,000 rupees.
Former Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali installed the model of the Kaaba in the Prime Minister’s House, while the price of a jewelry box given to the wife of General (R) Pervez Musharraf in 2003 was 26 lakh 34 thousand 387 rupees. had gone
The central leader of Pakistan Muslim League (N) and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was gifted a Rolex watch worth 25 million rupees in 2018, while in April 2018 Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s son Abdullah Abbasi received a watch worth 55 million rupees.
According to records, Shahid Khaqan’s second son Nader Abbasi also received a watch worth Rs 1 crore 70 lakh as a gift, which he kept with himself after depositing Rs 33 lakh 95 thousand.
According to the records to be made public, Prime Minister’s Secretary Fawad Hasan Fawad received a watch worth Rs 19 lakh.
In 2018, Prime Minister’s Military Secretary Brigadier Waseem also received a watch worth 20 lakh rupees, which he kept with himself after depositing 3 lakh 74 thousand rupees in Tosha Khana.
According to the records made public by Tosha Khana, former Prime Minister Imran Khan received valuable gifts in 2018, according to which in September 2018, he received valuable gifts worth Rs 10 crore 9 lakh, including a diamond gold watch, which 8 Crore Five Lakh was bought for Rs.
Imran Khan bought a pair of cufflinks worth 56 lakhs 70 thousand, a pan worth Rs 15 lakhs, he got a wooden box of Oud and two perfumes worth Rs 5 lakhs without paying, a Rolex watch worth Rs 15 lakhs only for 2 lakhs. Obtained by paying 94 thousand rupees.
According to the data, former Prime Minister Imran Khan has a Rolex watch worth 9 lakh rupees, another ladies Rolex watch worth 4 lakh rupees, an iPhone worth 2 lakh 10 thousand rupees, a wallet worth 6 thousand rupees, a ladies purse worth 18 thousand rupees. A ball pen worth 28 thousand rupees was obtained by paying only 3 lakh 38 thousand 600 rupees.
In September 2018, former Prime Minister’s Chief Security Officer Rana Shoaib was gifted a Rolex watch worth Rs 29 lakh while on September 27, 2018, former Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi received gifts worth Rs 73 lakh which he kept in his closet. were given
According to the records, President Dr. Arif Alvi received a watch, Holy Quran and other gifts worth 1 crore 75 lakh rupees in December 2018.
In December 2018, First Lady Begum Samina Alvi also received a necklace worth Rs 8 lakh and a bracelet worth Rs 51 lakh, which she deposited in Tosha Khana.