MPs’ average assets triple in 6 years: PILDAT

The assets of parliamentarians have tripled over the past six years, FATA MNA Muhammad Kamran Khan’s assets grew 42 times during the past one year.According to a survey report released by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development (PILDAT), PPP MNA Mehboobullah Jahangir Khan Tareen the richest person with assets worth Rs. 3.28 billion. PML-N MNA Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is the second richest MP with assets worth Rs. 1.62 billion. Jahangir Khan Tareen is third with total assets worth Rs. 1.09 billon.
The study revealed, average assets of MPs are at Rs. 20.70 million in 2002, which jumped to Rs. 80.10 million by 2008.
Other parties are Pakistan Muslim League at 5, Awami National Party (ANP) at 6, Peoples Party Sherpao (PP-S) at 7, Muttahida Qaumi Movement at 8, Balochistan National Party at 9 and Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal at 10.
PML-N’s Nuzhat Sadiq is the richest female parliamentarian. She owns assets worth Rs. 910.28 million. The Prime Minister’s Advisor Asma Arbab Alamgir is the second richest woman – Dunyanews