Rs 18.9 billion corruption unveiled in three mega motorway projects during PMLN era

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Rs 18.9 billion corruption unveiled in three mega motorway projects during PMLN era

ISLAMABAD - Rs 18.9 billion corruption has been unveiled in three mega motorway projects during PML -N era, Media reported has revealed.

Billions of rupees’ corruption in three motorway projects has been unearthed during Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) tenure.

The report by Auditor General of Pakistan has revealed irregularities of Rs. 18.9 billion in Karachi-Lahore Motorway, Sukkur-Multan Motorway, and Havelian-Thakot Motorway.

As per details, discrepancies of over Rs. 7.31 billion have been found in Lahore’s Abdul Hakeem section of Karachi-Lahore Motorway, Rs. 4.9 billion in the Sukkur-Multan Section, while Rs. 6.7 billion of irregularities were found for the Havelian-Thakot section.

The report mentions that the contractors reduced the scope of work, however, the cost was not revised. It added that the contractors did not return the extra amount to NHA.

Via: *Express link*