Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s official residence in Islamabad’s Red Zone is currently up for rent. A final decision in this regard was taken by the Pakistani Federal Cabinet on Tuesday.
The move is being touted as a measure to shore up funds for the cash-lashed country. Truth be told, Pakistan’s Federal Cabinet has decided to rent out the Prime Minister’s official residence for social, fashion, instructive and different events.
Two advisory groups have been formed to ensure that “discipline and decorum” of the Prime Minister’s official residence are not abused during the events, reported Samaa TV.
In August of 2019, Imran Khan’s Pakistan-Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government had declared its arrangements to change over the Prime Minister’s official residence into a state-of-the-art federal instructive foundation.
The decision government in Pakistan had additionally declared that lead representatives would not remain in Governor Houses anymore to break away from pilgrim tradition and cut down on substantial expenses simultaneously. The cash saved by these measures could instead be used for welfare conspires, the Pakistan government had said.
This was likewise a similar time Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan abandoned his official residence in Islamabad and moved to one of his homes in Bani Gala.
Interestingly, the Pakistan Prime Minister’s official residence was rented out for the wedding capacity of Brigadier Waseem Iftikhar Cheema’s little girl in 2019. Prime Minister Imran Khan, as well, was seen going to the ceremony.
Pakistan’s Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood had then reportedly said that it costs Rs 470 million to keep up with the Prime Minister’s official residence in Islamabad. This is the reason PM Imran Khan cleared the official residence, Mehmood had claimed.
In September of 2018, the PTI government in Pakistan had garnered Rs 23 lakhs in continues in the wake of unloading eight bison kept up with by Imran Khan’s predecessor Nawaz Sharif at the PM House.
The Pakistan government additionally unloaded 61 extravagance vehicles recently in an effort to fund-raise for the nation’s cash-lashed economy.