Pakistani minister to order investigation into undue favors given to Imran Khan University
Update: May 17, 2022 10:24 p.m. STI
Islamabad [Pakistan]May 17 (ANI): Pakistani Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said on Monday that the government would order investigations into the undue favors given to Abdul Qadar University in cash and land, local media reported.
According to the Pakistani Defense Minister, former Prime Minister Imran Khan, his wife Bushra Bibi and his wife’s friend Farah Khan, who was allegedly involved in money laundering, were the administrators of the university, said reported The News International.
Favors of Rs 500 million in cash accompanied by 450 kanals of land have been granted to the university. Additionally, Farah Khan also received 200 kanals of land. Muhammad Asif said that during the inquiry ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan will be asked to explain the favors.
In addition, the Pakistani Defense Minister said that Imran Khan received these cash and land benefits for allegedly rendering an undue favor of 45 billion rupees to the owner of a housing project, The News International reported. .
The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCI) had detected laundered money worth £150 million belonging to the owner of Bahria Town in the UK.
“This amount, as reported to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) by the NAB, has been presented as a clawback,” the Pakistani defense minister said. He further added that the British government had revoked the landlord’s visas from the Bahria town owner. The owner is also banned from entering the UK for 10 years, The News International reported.
Muhammad Asif assured the National Assembly that the Pakistani government would investigate the matter with the British authorities. (ANI)