LAHORE: Former Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, has been allotted 868 kanals and 10 marlas of land (about 90 acres) in Lahore.
Government documents reveal that the land was allotted on Lahore’s Bedian Road. The total value of the allotted land is estimated at around Rs1.35 billion.
According to the Fard Malkiat (Record of Rights), the Cantt Revenue authorities received the Mutation (Intiqal) orders from the Border Area Committee vide letter No 17408 on Dec 24, 2014 for allotment of the said lands.
A private television channel quoted sources as saying that Raheel Sharif has been allotted 50 acres of land under his prerogative as a four-star general, and another 40 acres as the chief of army staff.
The land is situated in Mauza Rukh Bathant, located along western side of BRB Canal, adjacent to Mauza Heear.
The process of allotment of agricultural lands, commercial plots, DHA lands and distribution of other facilities among the army officers and officials is carried out directly by the General Headquarters (GHQ) through an adjutant general, whose rank is equal to a lieutenant general.
Also, a major-general ranked officer heads the Welfare Directorate at the GHQ, who conveys the orders and ensures implementation.
Reports said that Punjab Board of Revenue does not have any authority regarding allotment. NNI