Prime Minister Imran Khan has determined as soon as once more to undertake austerity measures throughout his upcoming go to of america (US) by avoiding to journey by way of particular aircraft.
Sources mentioned that PM Khan will use a industrial aircraft of a personal airline throughout his US go to which might price $162,000 to the nationwide exchequer. It might be the bottom ever price range within the nationwide historical past for a premier’s go to to New York.
It could be famous right here that the earlier visits to the US by the previous state heads had spent thousands and thousands of rupees in time period of expenditures, whereas, PM Khan had set an instance of austerity by spending solely $67,180 on his final go to to america (US) over the invitation of President Donald Trump.
The main points develop into an eye-opener for all because the earlier visits by the then heads of the state had put a heavy monetary burden on the nationwide exchequer.
In response to the main points, the previous president and Pakistan Individuals’s Occasion (PPP) co-chairman, Asif Ali Zardari, had paid a six-day official go to to the US in 2009. Roughly $752,688 spent on his go to to the US as per the main points obtained.
With regards to the go to of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, the premier’s six-day keep within the US prices $549,853 to the nationwide exchequer.
Whereas, the revelations stunned the austerity transfer adopted by the current authorities of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) as PM Imran Khan’s go to to the US was concluded with the expenditure of solely $67,180 which saved thousands and thousands of rupees’ spending from the general public funds.
PM Imran Khan had neither traveled by way of a chartered plane from the state-owned airline not he had stayed at any 7-star resort and didn’t deliver any of his family members through the US go to.