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How many govt dignities enjoying bullet proof VIP vehicles in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Eshfak Mughal):- The Cabinet Division has allotted 37 bullet proof and soft skin VIP vehicles to the different dignities including former Prime Minister Imran Khan, Speakers and Deputy Speaker of National Assembly, Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Senate, judge, Chairman Public Accounts Committee, Federal Ministers, State Ministers, Special Assistants and Federal Secretary Ministry of Interior.

According to a document of the Cabinet Division, there are 14 bullet proof VIP vehicles allotted to the different personalities after the approval of the Prime Minister.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has allotted first bullet proof vehicle as Prime Minister to the Chairman Pakistan Tehrik Insaf. He allotted a bullet proof GAD-045 BMW Jeep   to former Prime Minister Imran Khan on 11-04.2022 from pool of Cabinet Division. The PM has also provided bullet proof BMW jeep to the former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on 16-05-2022 and soft skin VIP land cruiser to Syed Yusuf Raza Gillani on 10 June 2022. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had also allotted bullet proof Toyota Land Cruiser to the Ex-Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, the document shows.

Former Prime Minister Imran Khan had allotted bullet proof land cruiser to than speaker Assembly on 04-01-19, Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani on 20-01-2019, land cruiser to Justice Syed Mazahir Ali Naqvi on 08-10-2022 and also land cruiser to the Secretary Interior on 28.12.2018, the document shows.

Prime Minister SHehbaz Sharif has Chief Election Commissioner Sakandir Sultan was allotted bullet proof MBW Jeep on 29-07-2022, Chairman Public Accounts Committee Noor Alam Khan was allotted bullet proof land cruiser on 22-04-2022, Opposition Leader Raja Riaz was also allotted soft skin VIP vehicle and granted bullet proof land cruiser to Deputy Speaker Zahid Akram Durrani, according to the document.

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has availed bullet proof VIP land cuiser on 27-04-2022, Rana Sanaullah Khan availed bullet proof VIP land cruiser on 22-04-2022 and Federal Minister Asad Mehmood  also availed bullet proof VIP land cruiser on 30-04-2022 after approval of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Narcotics Control Attaullah Tarar has also availed bullet proof BMW on 29-07-2022.

The Cabinet Division has also allotted 23 Soft Skin VIP vehicles to different dignities to make sure their security after the approval of Prime Minister SHehbaz Sharif

Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistani and Human Rights Sajid Hussain Turi, Advisor to the PM on Kashmir Affairs Division Qamar Zaman Kaira, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Division Sardar Ayyaz  Sadiq, Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Federal Minister for Federal Education and PT Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister for Defence Production Israr Tareen, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Agha Hassan Baloch, Federal Minister for Planning Commission Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister National Health Abdul Qadir Patel, Federal Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif, Federal Minister for National Food Security Tariq Bashir CHeema, Federal Minister for Civil Aviation Khawaja Saad Rafiq, Federal Minister for Law and Justice Azam Nazeer Tarar, Federal Minister for Narcotics Control SHazian Bugti, Federal Minister for Housing and Works Abdul Wasay, Advisor to PM on Establishment Ahad Khan Cheema, Minister for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb, Special Assistant to PM Jehanzaib Khan, Malik Nauman Ahmed Langrial, Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar and Malik Muhammad Ahmad Khan were allotted soft skin VIP land cruisers vehicles, the document shows.

The document shows that the 59 bullets proof and Soft Skin Vehicles are in the central pool of cars of the Cabinet Division.  Out of total, 13 vehicles including Stretched Limousine, merceedes bens, BMW jeeps exclusively used for protocol duties with foreign delegations and dignities and 14 bullet proof vehicles are mainly for protocol duties with foreign delegates and dignities, according to the document.

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