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UNO to get Pajero worth Tk 90 lakh

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 09:38 PM, 19 June 2019   Updated: 09:39 PM, 19 June 2019

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Upazila Executive Officers (UNO) will be given Mitsubishi Pajero Sports QX Zip worth Tk 90 lakh 31 thousand. It is being bought for 66 UNOs in the first phase. Later, the rest of the UNO will get this SUV Zip gradually.

A meeting was held in the conference room of the Cabinet Division on Wednesday (June 19th) and approved the proposal to purchase the car. Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzaq presided over the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Public Procurement, due to the illness of finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal.

After the meeting, Additional Secretary of the Cabinet Division Mosammat Nasima Begum told reporters that fund will be allocated for the purchase of these vehicles from the current (2018-19) fiscal budget. To buy these Cars Matsubishi Pajero Sports QX Zip, the government's total expenditure will be Tk59 crores 60 lakh 85 thousand.

Nasima Begum said “The government company, Pragati Industries will supply those cars. Earlier on May 5, the Cabinet Committee Regarding Economic Affairs approved the purchase of the car under the direct purchase method. Proposals were approved in the meeting of the committee that was held at Cabinet Secretariat while Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal was in the chair.

Committee members, senior secretaries of cabinet division, secretary of the concerned ministry and senior officials were present in the meeting.