Punjab government approves Rs.1 crore supplementary grant for VIP flight operations

A supplementary grant of Rs. 10 million would be spent on the training of two engineers of the Punjab government aircraft.

By: Ali Ramay      Published: 07:17 PM, 20 Nov, 2021
Punjab government approves Rs.1 crore supplementary grant for VIP flight operations
Punjab government approves Rs.1 crore supplementary grant for VIP flight operations

The VIP Flight Operations Wing sent a summary to the Punjab Chief Minister's House that they should be given an additional budget for training of crew of the aircraft used by the Punjab government.

With this, two engineers of Punjab government aircraft will be trained abroad.

Sources said that the Flight Operations Wing had requested the Punjab government to provide a budget of Rs. 10 million for it, on which the Punjab Finance Department has conditioned the decision with the Standing Cabinet Committee.

According to the official documents, important training courses will now be conducted for government aircraft engineers used by Punjab's top personalities.

The government will spend Rs. 10 million on engineers' courses, and with the amount of one crore rupees, only 2 engineers of the aircraft used by the Punjab government will be trained by it.

According to the document, among these engineers, Habib Anwar Mirza and Engineer Ghulam Qadir will be sent abroad for the course.

Ali Ramay

Ali Ramay is a Senior Investigative Reporter associated with Pakistan's City News Network (CNN). He has been associated with the CNN group since 2013 and mainly covers investigative stories in departments under the Punjab Government.