Purchase of overpriced items by KP govt to counter COVID-19 revealed
PESHAWAR (City News) – Document regarding purchase of overpriced items by the provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has surfaced on Thursday in which it has been revealed that over Rs 48.56 crore were spent in 35 districts.
According to details, items were bought on rates which were higher than open market. It has been learnt that more that Rs 13.66 crore were spent by the provincial government on provision of food.
Over Rs 9.56 crore were spent in March and April. 10,000 toilet rolls worth Rs 4.5 lac were bought as one piece cost 45 rupees. 200,000 facemasks were purchased in Rs 7.4 million. One facemask cost Rs 37.
300,000 products of hand wash worth over Rs 3 lac were bought and one piece cost Rs 370. Rs 4.72 crore were spent on PPI kits.