Audio-tape of Bushra Bibi telling Zulfi Bukhari to sell IK's watches surfaces
Imran Khan's watches included a Rolex worth Rs85 million gifted to him by Saudi Crown Prince
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A purported audio-tape of PTI Chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan's wife Bushra Bibi and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Zulfi Bukhari surfaced on Thursday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
In the audio-tape, both Bushra Bibi and Zulfi Bukhari can be heard talking about watches of Imran Khan, which he had received as gifts from foreign leaders.
Bushra Bibi can be heard telling Zulfi Bukhari that there were some watches of Imran Khan that the former prime minister asked her to hand over to Zulfi Bukhari.
The former first lady asked Zulfi Bukhari to sell those watches as they were not in Imran Khan's use anymore. Bukhari replied in the affirmative.
Following are the excerpts of the conversation:
Bushra Bibi: Hello!
Zulfi Bukhari: Assalam o Alaikum Ji
Bushra: Ji, Waalaikum Asalam. How are you?
Zulfi: I am good, Alhamdulillah, What about you?
Bushra: Alhamdulillah, I am good too. There are some watches of Imran Khan Sahab which I have; he directed me to give those watches to you and you then sell those watches somewhere because those were not in his use now.
Zulfi: “Alright, I will do it.”
List of gifts including watches received by Imran Khan
Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi had reportedly retained all the 112 gifts worth Rs142.02 million from the Toshakhana of the Government of Pakistan by paying less than 40 million rupees only.
From luxurious Rolex and other expensive watches (seven Rolex watches) to gold and diamond jewellery (including multiple necklaces, bracelets, rings, multiple diamond chains), an expensive pen to cuff links worth millions, dinner sets to perfumes, and Oud (fragrance), Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi had retained everything that different states of the world had gifted to Pakistan.
The most expensive watch whose value was accessed at Rs85 million by Khan’s own government was gifted to him by Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman when he visited Saudi Arabia on September 18,2018, by paying Rs17 million only to retain this precious gift.
Imran Khan had reportedly paid a total of Rs38.17 million against the gifts retained worth Rs142.0421 million.
A gold-plated Kalashnikov had also been gifted to Imran Khan by Saudi crown prince.
Below is the detail of gifts received and retained by Imran Khan and Bushra Bibi, their value, and the amount paid by Khan to retain the gifts:
One Watch Rolex Gent’s Rs900000; one Rolex watch ladies Rs400000; one Iphone Rs210000; two gents suites Rs30000; one perfume Dolce&Gabba Rs35000; two perfumes Bvlgari Rs30000 and Rs26000;
One perfume Rubi Rs40000; one Voilet Samsonite Rs6000; one Voilet Aigner ladies Rs18000; one ball pen mount blanc Rs28000; received on 9-11-2018. All these items were retained against a payment of Rs338600.
One watch (Graff) valued at Rs85000000; Pair of cuff links Rs5.67 million; one pen Rs1.5 million; one Ring Rs8.75 million received on 18-09-2018. For these Khan paid Rs20.278 million to retain these items.
One watch Rolex values Rs3.8 million was retained after paying Rs754000 and another Rolex watch worth Rs1.5 million received on 1-10-2018 was retained after depositing Rs294000 in the national kitty.
2 kg Oud Rs200000, two bottles of Attar Rs180000; One Tasbeeh (Mouward) Rs130000 received on 19-06-2019. Khan paid Rs240000 to retain these items.
One watch worth Rs1900000 was received on 26-12-2019 and was retained against payment of Rs935000.
A Rolex watch worth Rs4408000; pair of cuff links Rs255000; one ring Rs230000; unstitched cloth Rs7000; one necklace Rs10970000; one bracelet Rs2430000; one ring Rs2836000 and a pair of ear rings Rs1856000 were received by Imran Khan and Bushra Bibi on 29-09-2020 and retained against a payment of Rs9.031 million.
One locket with chain (Gold and Diamond) Rs269350; one pair of ear tops (Gold and Diamond) Rs111800; two rings gold and diamond Rs149400 and Rs272350 each; two bracelets gold Rs235500. These gifts were presented to Begum PM of Pakistan on 11-10-2019. A sum of Rs544000 was deposited in the government account against these items.
Noritake Dinner set (26 pieces) Rs110000 received on 4-3-21 was retained after paying Rs40000.
Another Noritake dinner set (34 pieces) Rs100000 and a pair of cufflinks Rs20000 were received on 4-3-2021 and were retained after paying a sum of Rs45000.
Begum PM Pakistan on 21-05-2021 also received a necklace Rs1359000; ear rings Rs275000; ring Rs225000; bracelet Rs4000000. She retained all this against Rs2914500.
Olive oil and coffee worth Rs104000 and Ajwa dates worth Rs17000 were received on 15-11-2021 and were retained for Rs193000.
Oud wood, two bottles of Oud, two Chogas worth Rs254000; dates, honey, olive oil bottles and coffee worth Rs42000 and a book Craft of Kingdom were received on 21-05-2021 and were retained after paying Rs133250.
Other gifts included one decoration piece priced Rs20000 received on 29-08-2018; one table mat received on 4-9-2018 valued Rs30000; one decoration piece (Rs8000) one locket (Rs20000) received on4-9-2018; Model of Makkah Clock tower (Rs25000) received on 6-9-2018; a decoration piece (Rs9000) gifted on 10-09-2018; one wall hanging (Rs8000), one decoration piece (Rs25000) received on 13-09-2018; one flower vase Rs15000 received on 30-10-2018; one tea set valued Rs3500 received on 9-11-2018; one decoration piece Rs15000 and 8 books received on 14-11-2018; one wall hanging Rs15000; two decoration pieces Rs25000 and Rs30000 each; one frame Rs20000 and one flower vase Rs30000 received on 9-1-2019; one carpet Rs20000 received on 16-01-2019; one frame received on 15-03-2019; table watch, card holder and paper weight Rs3500 received on 11-04-2019; a gown, oud and two small perfumes Rs30000 received on 17-04-2019; one carpet Rs30000, one calligraphy Rs5000 received on 26-04-2019; one flower vase Rs30000, one carpet Rs30000; wall hanging Rs 30000 and a model of truck received on 2-5-2019; one paper wall hanging Rs5000 received on 16-06-2019; one decoration piece of Rs23000 received on 28-06-2019; two decoration pieces worth Rs30000 were received on 7-10-2019; two boxes of dates, two jai-e-nimaz, two tasbeeh, six bottles of honey worth Rs29700 were received, and retained on 14-10-2019; a piece of carpet and a decoration piece worth Rs22000 received on 18-10-2019; one wool carpet received and retained on 13-12-2019 was valued at Rs28000; a ladies hand bag gifted to Bushra Bibi worth Rs5000 was retained on 11-02-2020; one carpet Rs3000 and a wall hanging Rs20000 were received on 26-10-2020.
Another wall hanging worth Rs15000 was received on 10-11-2020. A decoration piece of Rs20000 was received on 4-12-2020; a carpet Rs32000 received on 18-01-2021 and another carpet Rs22000 on 22-02-2021; gemstones of Sri Lanka Rs5000 and a Tasbeeh Rs2500 was received on 4-3-2021. A chessboard was gifted on 30-07-2021 worth Rs27000; a model door of Khana Kaaba was Rs20000.
One Onyx bowl Rs22000 and a model of the key of Kaaba Rs6000 were received on 17-08-2021 and retained. Oud wood Rs250000; two bottles of Oud (oil) Rs36000; three Chogas Rs9000.