| PM Khan vs Past Governments | Detailed Breakdown of Money Spent on Foreign Trips
Before PM Khan, mostly Boing 777, the long-range wide-body twin-engine 300-seater jet airliner was engaged for foreign trips.
Fulfilling the promise of an effective austerity drive amid Pakistan’s financial crisis, Prime Minister Imran Khan drastically cut down the expenses of his foreign trips. He has saved Rs 100m of public money on his US visit alone. Not only this, but PM Khan is also the first Pakistani Prime Minister to travel via a commercial flight, contrary to the practices adopted by past premiers.
Before PM Khan, mostly Boing 777, the long-range wide-body twin-engine 300-seater jet airliner was engaged for foreign trips. The costs surged up to Rs 4-4.5 million per hour.
Here are the statistics of money spent on foreign visits by PM Khan compared to past governments:
PM Gilani: $459,451
PM Nawaz: $762,199
PM Abassi: $ 561,381
PM Khan: $68,000
UN NY Visit
President Zardari: $1,309,620
PM Nawaz Sharif: $1,113,142
PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi: $705,019
PM Khan: $162,578
President Zardari: $752,688
PM Nawaz Sharif: $549,853
PM Khan: $67,180
President Zardari’s 2009 Visit: $44,000
PM Pervez Ashraf’s 2012 Visit: $51,000
PM Nawaz Sharif’s 2015 Visit: $58,000
PM Khan’s 2020 Visit: $11,000
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