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Pakistan PM House to be turned into postgraduate institute

IANS  |  Islamabad 

The Prime Minister's House will be turned into a campus of a postgraduate institute, said a on Thursday while divulging governments plans to utilize official buildings for public use.

told the media that the public was fed up of the previous governments' "royal" ways of living, Geo news said.

The said it was important that officials live in a way that does not waste public money, which is why has decided that he would not stay in the PM House and governors will not stay in Houses to cut down on costs, he added.

According to the minister, the annual expenditure of PM House was Rs 470 million.

Therefore, it has been decided that the PM House will be turned into a top-level educational instate, Mehmood said.

Speaking about reconstruction of other official buildings, Mehmood said the will be used as a museum and art gallery, while the park on the premises will be opened for public.

The Punjab House in Murree will be turned into a tourist complex, while the and the one in will be used as museums.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, September 13 2018. 16:22 IST
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