Former PM Nawaz Sharif spent huge sum of Rs 2 billion on PM House in his tenure

Former PM Nawaz Sharif spent huge sum of Rs 2 billion on PM House in his tenure
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ISLAMABAD - A huge sum of Rs 2 billion was spent on the Prime Minister House during tenure of former PM Nawaz Sharif , it has been revealed.

The officials of the Prime Minister House have revealed that more than Rs. 2000 million (Rs.2 billion) were spent on the Prime Minister House during Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) tenure.

A document presented in Senate on Thursday confirmed.

According to the document, Rs. 309.84 million were spent during FY2013-14 while the expenditure of the PM House remained at 307.3 million for the following year.

In the year 2015-16, PM House’s spending jumped up to Rs. 401.57 million. ------------------------------

The year 2016-17 remained the most crucial for the national exchequer as more than half a billion rupees were spent just on PM House during this period.

It should be mentioned that during the four years in office, ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif spent an exuberant amount of Rs.1.5 billion on the refurbishment and decoration of PM House from the taxpayers’ money. ------------------------------

The expense came down a little during the last year of PML-N rule when Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was on the chair to Rs. 304.43 million.

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