Datapoint Pakistani English/As what / than what in comparative clauses

Variety: Pakistani English
Feature: As what / than what in comparative clauses
Value: B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare
Informants: Ahmar Mahboob


Example 3479:
Justice (retired) Tariq Mehmood, a well-known lawyer of the Supreme Court, though opines that there is more to the resurfacing of the petition than what meets the eye.
Example 3480:
Askari Sahib paid compliments to Aali more for his dohas than his ghazals. He says: "Aali has revived the form of doha in quite a new way. Here we see lively emotions expressed freely more than what we had seen in his ghazals."