Rationalization of projects saved billions rupees: Ahsan

Islamabad: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal says that over Rs. 6.6 billion have been saved through rationalization of projects during last four years.

He said this on the inauguration of ‘Planning Commission-I’ (PC-I) automation system in Islamabad on Tuesday.

Ahsan Iqbal said the PC-I automation system will enable the processing and supervision of projects on fast track.

He said in past, the storage and processing of the projects were difficult and a lot of stationery was wasted because of printing several copies of the projects. He said that the PC-I automation system will help in reducing cost of paper use.

The minister said ‘Vision 2025’ is the economic long march towards achieving the goal of bringing the country among top twenty-five economies of the world.