Pakistan

Rs800,000 spent daily on Imran’s copter travel

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb Thursday said that former prime minister Imran Khan used a helicopter to travel from his residence in Bani Gala to PM’s Office, spending over Rs984.3 million, from August 2018 to March 2022.

Addressing a news conference, she said one-hour journey via helicopter costs around Rs275,000, and the distance from Imran Khan’s residence to the PM House is about 15 kilometres. She said that the use of helicopter cost an average of Rs800,000 per day, and as per the statistics, the total maintenance cost was Rs512 million and the inflight expenses were Rs472 million. From August 2018 to March 2022, the helicopter flew 2,723 hours.

 

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1 comment

Mohammad Siddique April 22, 2022 at 6:47 pm

Can someone describe the details of the expenses? With this much money one can buy a new helicopter.

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