ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The expenditures amounting to Rs 65,211,504 were incurred on the foreign tours of 25 Federal Ministers and Ministers of State from January 2022 to December 22, the National Assembly was told.
Sharing the data with the House on Monday, the Minister In-charge of the Cabinet Division apprised that most of the expenses were incurred on the foreign visits of the Federal Minister for National Health Service, Regulations & Coordination Abdul Qadir Patel as he spent Rs 10,420,163.
Abdul Qadir Patel undertook two foreign visits during the period. He visited Dubai from June 15-18, 2022 and Doha from October 4-6, 2022.
The Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar spent Rs 2,451,289 while the Minister of State for Finance & Revenue Aisha Ghaus Pasha spent Rs 4,096,290.
It was told that the former Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue Miftah Ismail spent Rs 4,569,160.
Foreign Expenditures Incurred On The Official Visits of Federal Ministers / Ministers of State From January 2022 To December 2022:
Country visited / Dated
|1||Chaudhry Salik Hussain, Federal Minister for Board of Investment||Rs 3,769,104|
|2||Sherry Rehman, Federal Minister for Climate Change||Rs 4,917,454||· Switzerland from May 22-26, 2022|
· Sweden from June 1-3, 2022
· UNGA from September 18-23, 2022
|3||Asad Mahmood, Federal Minister for Communications||Rs 1,846,632|
|4||Syed Naveed Qamar, Federal Minister for Defence Production||Rs 5,893,812|
|5||Zobaida Jalal, Federal Minister for Defence Production||Rs 935,855|
|6||Muhammad Israr Tareen, Federal Minister for Defence Production||Rs 2,596,321|
|7||Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Federal Minister for Defence||Rs 3,167,951|
|8||Khurram Dastgir Khan, Federal Minister for Energy (Power Division)||Rs 2,604,456|
|9||Dr. Musadik Malik, Minister of State for Energy (Petroleum Division)||Rs 3,500,222|
|10||Omar Ayub Khan, Ex-Federal Minister for Economic Affairs||Rs 1,529,964|
|11||Shafqat Mahmood, Ex-Federal Minister for Federal Education & Professional Training||Rs 891,320|
|12||Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister for Federal Education & Professional Training||Rs 178,401||Thailand from June 5-7, 2022|
|13||Shaukat Fayaz Ahmed Tarin, Ex-Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue||Rs 912,239|
|14||Miftah Ismail, Ex-Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue||R 4,569,160|
|15||Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue||Rs 2,451,289|
|16||Aisha Ghaus Pasha, Minister of State for Finance & Revenue||Rs 4,096,290|
|17||Ehsan-Ur-Reman Mazari, Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination||Rs 1,541,475||· Baku (Azerbaijan) from June 27-29, 2022|
· Russia from September 28-30, 2022
|18||Marriyum Aurangzeb, Federal Minister for Information & Broadcasting||Rs 619,157|
|19||Syed Amin-Ul-Haq, Federal Minister for Information Technology & Telecommunication||Rs 1,849,433|
|20||Azam Nazeer Tarar, Federal Minister for Law & Justice||Rs 818,646|
|21||Syed Faisal Ali Subzwari, Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs||Rs 605,954|
|22||Abdul Qadir Patel, Federal Minister for National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination||Rs 10,420,163||· Dubai (UAE) from June 15-18, 2022|
· Doha (Qatar) from October 4-6, 2022
|23||Sajid Hussain Turi, Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development||Rs 3,117,488|
|24||Shazia Marri, Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety||Rs 1,587,462||Turkiye from August 3-8, 2022|
|25||Mufti Abdul Shakoor, Federal Minister for Religious Affairs & Interfaith Harmony||Rs 792,256||Kazakhstan from September 14-15, 2022|