The Punjab government has informed that it was able to collect an amount of Rs 750 million by auctioning vehicles which were not being used by the government. These vehicles include those which lay idle in the government offices.
Sardar Usman Buzdar, Punjab Chief Minister, in a statement that the provincial government was able to generate an enormous amount without charging the general public.
“This step of ours is a remarkable example of cleaning offices and making the system transparent,” he said.
He also revealed that commissioners, deputy commissioners and the especially the police helped him with the constructive auction. The provincial kitty has been deposited with the collected amount.
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“We are trustees of hard-earned public money”, he said, while talking about the previous governments who looted the country.