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PM House’s Luxury Vehicles To Be Auctioned On Sep 17

Luxury vehicles of Prime Minister house will be auctioned on Seventeenth of this Month in Islamabad.
The government has decided to go ahead with the sale of luxury surplus vehicles of the Prime Minister House under the austerity drive of the new government.
A list of the luxury vehicles has been prepared to be sold during an auction set for September 17 at the PM House.
The decision was taken under the austerity drive which was initiated by the new government in the country.
Earlier on September 01, the federal government decided to immediately put a fleet of government cars for auction following the Prime Minister Imran Khan’s austerity policy.
Sources mentioned that the government collectively sent 33 vehicles out on auction advertisement to reduce public expenditure from the government’s end.
The elite auction is carrying eight luxury BMW cars and four recent models of Mercedes Benz vehicles in its ad, including 16 Toyota Corolla, three Suzuki and one HTV vehicle.
The sources added that the remaining cars have been spared under control of the Cabinet for welcoming foreign guests.
In the wake of Imran’s austerity drive, he is already facing criticism for using a helicopter to commute to work daily, from his residence in Bani Gala to the prime minister’s Secretariat.
Taking to rescue, PTI parliamentarian Ali Muhammad Khan listed the benefits of using the helicopter.
He pointed out that using one helicopter for three minutes ends up being cheaper than taking out five to seven vehicles that go required for the PM’s on-road security.
The national austerity programme also aimed to shrink the routine of official servants.