Peshawar: According to a recent news report, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has spent Rs. 550 million on projects, including the Peshawar Ring Road and Pabbi-Jahangira road, without the provincial Finance Ministry’s approval.
According to sources in the KP Finance Department, there are several projects on which millions were spent without approval, over which the KP Auditor General has objected, recommending an investigation into the whole matter.
Sources said that the KP government spent funds in various departments, on projects for which no funds were allocated, due to pressure from politicians and members of the provincial assembly.
These projects also include the construction of a service road from Pir Zakori Flyover to Hayatabad costing Rs. 319 million and beautification and rehabilitation work of municipal areas from Pabbi to Jahangira on which Rs. 236.5 million were spent.
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