PTI is the richest political party in country: ECP
LAHORE: The ruling party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has been declared as the richest political party in the country.
According to documents revealed by the Election Commission of Pakistan, PTI owns assets worth Rs 316.6 million. The assets of PTI increased by Rs 220 million in one year. The PTI showed six bank accounts to the ECP.
Imran Khan’s certificate states that the PTI did not receive any funding from any banned outlet. The PTI got Rs 65.8 million from Overseas Pakistanis. It got Rs 49.2 million from Pakistanis residing in Britain alone.
The Pakistan Mulsim League-Nawaz (PML-N) comes second, owning assets worth Rs 253.377 million. Its assets increased by Rs 20 million in one year. The PML-N distributed tickets of Rs 119.7 million in the general elections.
The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) comes third with assets worth Rs 167 million. It got Rs 93.7 by giving tickets in the election.
Furthermore, Jamaat-e-Islami owns assets worth Rs 106.3 million. Sheikh Rasheed’s Awami Muslim League (AML) is the poorest party having assets of Rs 13.8 million.