Ministers ask PM for details about foreign gifts

By: News Desk      Published: 10:15 PM, 28 Sep, 2021
Ministers ask PM for details about foreign gifts

The federal ministers Tuesday asked Prime Minister Imran Khan to give details about gifts he received during foreign visits in the federal cabinet meetings, 

reported 24News HD TV channel on Tuesday. 

According to sources, the federal ministers asked the Prime Minister about the gifts received from abroad and demanded to know the details. 

In the meeting, the ministers demanded the PM reveal the facts. 

The sources said Shafqat Mehmood referred to the media reports about gifts and demanded to know the details.

The PM replied that the price of gifts was fixed in their government as earlier gifts could be purchased by paying 25 percent of the price, however they increased the price to 50 percent. Now, anyone who wants to take a government gift, including the prime minister, has to deposit 50 percent of the price.

Federal Minister Shireen Mazari said that the heads of other countries gave details about the gifts and they should also do the same. Murad Saeed disagreed with the proposal and said that it would irk the friendly countries. 

Sources claimed that the PM would soon take a decision to give details about the gifts.