Pakistan’s 7 Richest Politicians 2022 and their Net Worth [Assets and Property details]
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Pakistan has witnessed several politicians take the stand over time to make the country a better place for its citizens. In doing so, these politicians have also put together an empire worth billions of dollars. Did you know that the people we hold accountable for the country are regarded as some of the wealthiest people nationwide?
These people own millions and billions of rupees and countless properties with no one to answer to. Let’s get to know the net worth of some of Pakistan’s most famous political figures.
Here is the Net Worth of Pakistan’s top 7 Richest Politicians:
1. Imran Khan
The current Prime Minister of Pakistan started his career in a field far from the country’s political environment – cricket. Imran Khan was an international cricketer who brought the world cup to Pakistan in 1992. Eventually, he discovered his interest in politics and stood as a candidate for the PM of Pakistan. People voted him as the president in hopes that (like the world cup) he would bring economic uplift to Pakistan.
Worth: $50 Million (Rs. 377 Crore)
Assets & Property Businesses: Imran Khan possesses 14 properties across the country and four foreign currency bank accounts. He owns a mansion in Bani Gala which is worth a million. He is also an investor. Over time he has invested in various businesses, including furniture and livestock. Khan owns the agricultural land of 39 kanals in Islamabad and 53 canals in Khanewal. He also inherited 363 canals of agricultural land.
2. Omar Ayub Khan
Omar Ayub is the grandson of Marshal Ayub Khan, the former president of Pakistan. He is a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan and the current Federal Minister for Energy.
Worth: $1.5 Million (Rs. 27 Crore)
Assets & Property Businesses: His assets include agricultural land worth 17 million and other property lands in Pindi, Jolian, Hattar, and Chitri. He owns three bungalows, a plot in Abbottabad, and three vehicles worth 2.1 million rupees. Omar also has his shares in state life insurance and many other famous companies.
3. Ihsan ul Haq Bajwa
Ihsan Bajwa is a famous politician of Pakistan, a member of the PML-N party, and a member of the National Assembly since 2018.
Worth: $2.4 Million (Rs. 441 Million)
Assets & Property Business: He owns agricultural land worth millions of rupees and different commercial and residential properties of 29.5 million worth. He also has a building, nine houses, and business of millions of dirhams in Dubai, alongside a million worth of liabilities.
4. Asif Ali Zardari
Zardari was the 11th president of Pakistan and served the country from 2008 to 2013.
Worth: $1.8 Billion (Rs. 320 Arab)
Assets & Property Business: He owns 32 Benami companies. Other assets include sugar mills and cement factories. Even before he was a politician, he started to make money from sugar mills across the country. There are several other properties and businesses he owns in UAE, Manhattan, Normandy, which are not included in the calculation either.
5. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
Bilawal is the son of late Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and Zardari, the chief of the Pakistan People’s Party. He is one of the wealthiest Pakistani politicians.
Worth: $15 Million (Rs. 1.54 Billion)
Assets & Property Business: He used all the money inherited to increase the loans across 1.24 billion and avail them in four companies in Dubai and the UK. The inheritance was ten jewelry sets and seven watches plus one flat from his mother. With his investment, he also announced that the Dubai Iqama is now included in his assets.
6. Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif
Mian M. Nawaz Sharif was the former Prime Minister of Pakistan and served the country for three straight years. He is also a leading businessman in Pakistan.
Worth: $1.6 Billion (Rs. 290 Arab)
Assets & Property Businesses: This net worth does not include the properties and businesses he possesses in UAE, USA, and England. He is the director of the Ittefaq group and Pakistan’s leading steel producers. Sharif’s family has also invested in food, sugar, transportation, and other industries. His other income sources include the Sharif group and the real estate business.
7. Shahbaz Sharif
Another son of the Sharif family, Shahbaz Sharif, was the president of the PML-N party. He is the brother of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Worth: $1.8 Million (Rs. 336.9 Million)
Assets & Property Business: Shahbaz Sharif increased his wealth by investing money here and there. He has a bank account in London and two properties worth 146.8 million rupees. He also has properties in Pakistan worth 14.7 million rupees. He is the joint owner of the Iteffaq group and also of a multimillion-dollar steel conglomerate.
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