Aleema Khan has not paid tax, FBR tells SC

Islamabad: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court (SC) that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s sister Aleema Khan had not paid tax so far. During the hearing of a case related to properties of Pakistanis abroad, the FBR officials informed the court that Aleema Khan has sought time till January 13 to pay the due tax.  Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar directed the board to submit a complete report over the assets and properties owned by Pakistanis abroad by January 13. The hearing of the case has now been adjourned till 14th of this month. Previously, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) had submitted properties and tax details of Aleema Khan in SC Lahore registry. FBR official said that Aleema Khan had not taken amnesty on her Dubai flat as it was bought by taking loan from the bank. The apartment was sold after paying off the loan, he added. Earlier, SC took notice of Aleema Khan’s abroad property and issued notices to Director General (DG) Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) along with other parties. Federal Minister for Finance Asad Umar had also claimed to have traced 4000 illegal properties of Pakistanis in Dubai. He revealed that the authorities have also detected 95000 bank accounts of Pakistanis in 27 different countries.