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Asif Zardari spent over Rs1.4bn on foreign trips as President: Shafqat
July 11, 2019

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Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood says Pakistan Peoples Party leader Asif Ali Zardari had spent over one point four billion rupees during his one hundred and 34 foreign trips as president.

Talking to a private news channel, he said Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Nawaz Sharif also spent over one point five billion rupees on his ninety-two foreign visits as prime minister.

The Minister said both the leaders had wasted the public money on their lavish trips as the country got nothing substantial internationally.

He said the last governments of PPP and PML-N had borrowed heavy loans of twenty-four thousand billion rupees during a decade long tenure. Shafqat Mehmood said the country is facing serious challenges due to their corruption and imperialistic life style.