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Zardari owns assets worth over Rs758mn

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari owns assets worth over Rs758 million according to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

According to the information available with the ECP, Zardari is not a defaulter of any state institution or department. The former president has declared income from agriculture and business as his primary means of earning in the documents submitted to ECP.

He owns 349 acres of agricultural land, with 7,399 acres of farmland obtained on lease.

Last year, the PPP leader earned Rs134,016,650 from his agricultural business. His earnings from other business in 2017 summed up to Rs9,751,400 and he paid Rs2,632,490 in taxes last year.

According to documents submitted by Zardari, in 2016, his agricultural income amounted to Rs114,085,000 whereas his income from other businesses summed up to Rs8,245,900. He paid Rs2,105,565 in taxes in the same year.

In 2015, the PPP co-chairman earned Rs105,560,000 from agriculture and Rs7,666,000 from other businesses. He paid Rs1,905,600 in taxes in the same year.

The former president has also submitted an affidavit declaring that he is not a dual national.

Zardari is contesting general election 2018 from NA-213 Nawabshah.



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