Punjab is shopping for 93 luxurious autos, together with Fortuner SUVs, for bureaucrats

As per a number of social media posts, the Punjab authorities has authorised the acquisition of 93 luxurious autos, together with 40 Toyota Fortuner SUVs, for its bureaucrats.

The declare is true.


On October 24, one Twitter person wrote that the flood-hit Punjab was spending Rs989 million to purchase 93 new autos from the Toyota Indus Company. “It’s an organised crime with a really excessive sense of entitlement,” the person additional added, sharing an alleged notification from the income division Punjab.

“Punjab authorities’s insane at peak,” one other Twitter person wrote. “CM Punjab authorised the acquisition of 49 fortuners autos for his cupboard.” (sic)


A communiqué has certainly been issued by the income division of the federal government of Punjab.

Geo Truth Verify was capable of get hold of a replica of the official notification from the Board of Income’s workplace in Lahore.

As per the doc, dated October 7, the Punjab meeting’s standing committee of cupboard on finance and improvement has directed that Rs989 million be spent to buy 93 luxurious automobiles for bureaucrats within the province.

Of the 93 autos, 40 Toyota Fortuner SUVs can be purchased for Deputy Commissioners in Punjab, at the price of Rs533,600,000. Whereas 12 Corolla X can be bought for members of the board of income and 41 Hilux 4×4 can be handed over to further deputy commissioners (income). A complete of Rs989,116,000 can be spent to amass all 93 autos.

The notification has been forwarded to Indus Motors in Lahore “by Toyota Gujrat, Motors”, it reads.

The Board of Income officers Geo Truth Verify contacted refused to touch upon the notification.

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