Massive increase in the revenue of the communications ministry under PTI government

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Massive increase in the revenue of the communications ministry under PTI government

ISLAMABAD – A record increase of 62 per cent has been observed in the revenue of the communications ministry in the last 15 months.

The ministry, while issuing its performance report of the last 15 months, stated that it has generated revenue of Rs.24.42 billion, and the National Highway Authority (NHA) has received Rs11.9 billion through its accountability process.

The NHA has completed all ongoing projects within the specified timeframe, the report added.

“The record of corruption cases reported in the department was handed over to the PM’s Inquiry Commission and the NAB”, the report said.

Around Rs237.8 million were saved in the communication ministry through austerity drive under the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The NHA also launched the western route of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). A mobile application was launched for transparency and ease of the general public.

A special audit of seven NHA projects was conducted, and a record of nine cases was provided to the Prime Minister s commission.