Inquiry report of PIA’s sold Airbus to be presented in NA soon: NA told


ISLAMABAD:Parliamentary Secretary for Cabinet Secretariat, MNA Javed Ikhlas on Thursday told the National Assembly that inquiry report of the sold non fly worthy Airbus A310 of PIA would be presented before the House soon.
Replying to a question, he said the Airbus was sold to Lipzig museum Germany violating the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) rules. He said that an inquiry of this matter was carried out in PIA in which Ex acting Chief Executive Officer was found guilty of violations.
He told that Senate constituted a special committee on the matter and FIA Lahore is also conducting inquiry and its finding are awaited.
Meanwhile, Minister of State for Interior, MNA, Talal Chaudhry on Thursday told the National Assembly that Pakistan Railways has introduced a insurance policy for its employees first time to provide them better facilities. Replying to a question on the behalf of the minister for Railways, he said that Pakistan Railways has started a welfare project worth Rs 740 million in 2016 for employees from Bs-1 to BS-16 for construction of 180 staff quarters in Narowal, Lahore and Karachi. He said the project would be completed on 31-12-2018. He said another welfare project worth Rs 160 million was commenced in 2106 for replacement of two diesel generator sets for services and residential buildings in Lahore. Meanwhile, replying to another question, Parliamentary Secretary for CADD, MNA Maiza Hameed said that FederalDirectorate of Education was perusing merit based policy in the admission of Islamabad’s schools. She said there is no quota for member of National Assembly in


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