The government deduced Rs. 24 billion of the China and Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC) and other discretionary spending initiatives on the parliamentary scheme, according to a report by The Express Tribune.
The amount deviated from subsidy number 137, related to the VPEC and other initiatives, according to official documents of the Ministry of Planning and Development.
The money has been transferred to the 108th Grant Cabinet, which already has Rs’s award. 5 billion.
Breaking News:Government Derived Rs. 24 Billion from CPEC for Politically Motivated Projects
The total cost in the scheme of parliamentarians will reach Rs. 29 billion this year. The Pakistan Revenge-e-Insaf (PTI) government started with an Rs. Plan of spending 29 billion for his first year in the office.
During the last year of the previous government, the Muslim League of Pakistan-Nawaz (PML-N) spent Rs. 32.6 billion under PM’s Sustainable Development Goals Performance Fund (ODS).
The VPEC and other initiatives have a total approved Rs award. 27 billion and departure from Rs. 24 billion suggest CPEC projects will be adversely affected.
It also shows that the PTI government gives the CPEC less priority and is prepared to win and retain the political allegations of members of the National Assembly by distributing taxpayers’ money.
According to the report, this issue is also a violation of the judgment of the Supreme Court in the case of discretionary expenses of former minister Raja Pervez Ashraf. The money was diverted without Parliament’s approval.
The prior approval of Parliament will, according to practice, be taken with the budget for the new fiscal year, which will deprive the legislator of expenditure control.
“Rs. 24 billion approved funds will be provided to Cabinet Department Development Grant 108, outside the CCP allocation and other development plan initiatives.
subsidy from the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform in PSDP 2018-19, “read the official memorandum.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has promised that he will not use taxpayers’ money to attract voters.
According to the report, the planning minister, Khusro Bakhtyar, warned that if the money is not given to the parliamentary schemes, the government could lose the following elections.
PML-N’s last government spent more than R’s. 130 billion in about three years in more than 100 constituencies and could not win the general election.
Hasan Daud Butt, who is the official spokesman for the CPEC, said the CPEC funds were not deducted. On the other hand, it did not give an outline of the Rs. 27 billion to prove your claim.