Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Fawad Chaudhry, said today, that the auction of luxury cars in PM House is going successfully.
Chaudhry, in his media briefing, said that auction is going better than expected. He also said that austerity based working model of the government shall send a good message to common people that their tax money is not being misused in any way.
Fawad Chaudhry also said that the first batch of 70 vehicles had been sold. “These cars were sold above their market price,” Chaudhry claimed.
He added that vehicles which are classified as protected (bomb and bulletproof) would be sold next.
Four recent models of Mercedes, eight bulletproof BMWs, three 5000CC SUVs and two 3000cc SUVs of 2016 model are among the vehicles up for auction.
Moreover, 24 Mercedes Benz of 2016 model were also part of the auction. Two of the cars are 4,000cc bullet-proof vehicles.
Further, 40 Toyota cars which include a 2004 Lexus, a 2006 Lexus SUV, and two 2004 model Land Cruisers were also up for auction.
Other vehicles that are being auctioned include eight Suzuki cars, five Mitsubishi vehicles, nine Hondas and two jeeps..
The auction is a part of the wider austerity drive of Prime Minister Imran khan led government.