In a new low, PM Shahbaz Sharif accuses Imran Khan of selling gifts as a mode of corruption
*ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday accused PTI chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan of selling gifts received during foreign visits. *
Prime Minister Sharif made these claims during a meeting with senior journalists at PM House on Friday.
“I can confirm you that Imran Khan took gifts worth Rs140 million from Toshakhana and sold them in Dubai link,” he said, adding that valuable state gifts include diamond jewellery, bracelets and watches.
As per the country’s law, any gift received from dignitaries of a foreign state must be put in the state depository or the Toshakhana.
The prime minister also termed reports regarding closure of Ehsaas program, panagahs [shelter homes] and as baseless. “Govt will not close panagahs,” he added.