Payment of Rs. 25 Million to Karachi Press Club by CM Punjab
This morning, a letter signed by Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif, addressed to President Karachi Press Club issuing a grant of Rs. 25 Million for betterment of the press club circulated on social media.
The letter states that this amount in terms of grant from the public of Punjab is being given for improvement of facilities to the journalists of Karachi.
However, the social media took it critically and strongly condemned the use of public money of Punjab just to get illegal gratification of journalists in the upcoming elections through such grants.
A copy of the said letter is given below for reference along with picture of cheque issued from Special Drawing Account of Information and Culture Department, Government of the Punjab and issued from the office of its Secretary.