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PM Nawaz's 14 foreign visits cost nation Rs259 mln

24 May, 2014

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ISLAMABAD: A sum of Rs259 million was spent on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's 14 foreign visits undertaken in the last 12 months.

Sources in the Foreign Office told that a staggering amount of Rs259 million spent on foreign tours in just a year is kind of a record itself. On an average each tour cost the national exchequer around Rs20 million.

Official documents revealed that PM's most expensive tour was to the United Nations last year during which Rs87 million were spent while the cheapest tour costing Rs1.2 million was to the neighboring Afghanistan.

As per other details available with Private TV, two visits each to China, UK and Turkey cost the nation Rs41.9 million, Rs50.4 million and Rs9.6 million respectively while single tour to Iran, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Netherlands put burden of Rs4.8 million, Rs9.7 million, Rs10.2 million and Rs10.46 million respectively.


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