The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has agreed to acquire information on presents received by politicians, bureaucrats, armed officials, and judges during official foreign travels during the last decade.
According to sources, the PAC resolved on Tuesday to write letters to all Governors, the Cabinet Division, the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP), the Pakistan Army, the Pakistan Air Force, and the Pakistan Navy.
The PAC wants these stakeholders to reveal the names of those who received gifts while on official business travels abroad. PAC also wants to know if these gifts were declared and deposited in Toshakhana.
PAC Chairman Noor Alam Khan stated during the meeting that these persons received gifts while representing Pakistan in official capacities overseas. As a result, they must present these gifts to Toshakhana.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) disqualified Chairman PTI and former Prime Minister Imran Khan in the Toshakhana matter earlier this year in October.
The ECP informed the Islamabad High Court (IHC) yesterday that it has begun the process of removing Imran Khan from the PTI leadership following his disqualification in the Toshakhana case.
According to Khan, a record of all gifts given to everyone, including judges and bureaucrats, should be supplied. He also requested gift records from the auditor general and legislators, as well as prime ministers, chiefs of army staff, and naval commanders.
In addition, the PAC chairman requested gift records from the top justice of the Supreme Court, members of national assemblies, senators, chief ministers, and governors.
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