ISLAMABAD: Under a new bylaw approved by the federal cabinet in 2019, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has regularized home of Prime Minister Imran Khan in Bani Gala after he paid a fine of Rs1.2 million for approval of its map.
The development authority insisted that it was not a discrimination with common men as five other maps were also approved by it.
The News newspaper has claimed that the building was regularized in March the following year, however it was not made public. According to the map, the Bani Gala residence has six bedrooms, one drawing room, one dining hall, one playroom, an office and reception area.
Dawn newspaper has quoted CDA officials as saying that the prime minister’s house lied in subzone B of zone IV, which is a permissible area where houses could be regularized.
According to the CDA document, the approval was given for an area of 11,300 square feet at a cost of Rs106 per square foot.
According to the documents of the Election Commission of Pakistan, Imran Khan, who has no car and no personal business within the country or outside, holds assets worth over Rs80 million. He has four foreign bank accounts. He also owns four goats worth Rs0.2 million. He has got advance worth more than Rs70 million in exchange for 80 kanals in Ferozewala. He has cash amount worth more than Rs19.9 million with him.