President Arif Alvi on Friday cancelled a controversial tender for the development of birdcages costing Rs2 million on the Presidency.
The president took discover of the general public tender after media highlighted its publication in nationwide dailies.
The tender, despatched out by the Capital Growth Authority (CDA), invited corporations to submit their proposals for the development of latest cages for Macau parrots on the zoo space of the Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad.
In response to the CDA, the cages have been to value a whopping Rs1,948,000.
On Thursday, the spokesperson of the President Home mentioned the president has taken very critical discover on the publication of the tender discover.
“The President has ordered rapid withdrawal of the mentioned discover and initiated an inquiry,” he mentioned.
The spokesperson additional added that the tender discover had been launched with out acquiring approval from the competent authority.