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Foreign visits of PM Modi in last five years cost Rs 446.52 crore: MEA

Responding to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said the expenditure includes cost of chartered flights.

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According to the data given by him, a cost of Rs 121.85 crore was incurred in 2015-16 while an expenditure of Rs 78.52 crore was incurred in 2016-17.

An expenditure of Rs 446.52 crore has been incurred on the foreign visits of Prime Minister in the last five years, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Wednesday.

Responding to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said the expenditure includes cost of chartered flights.

According to the data given by him, a cost of Rs 121.85 crore was incurred in 2015-16 while an expenditure of Rs 78.52 crore was incurred in 2016-17.

In 2017-18, a cost of Rs 99.90 crore was incurred while in 2018-19, an expenditure of Rs 100.02 crore was incurred, according to the data given by him. In 2019-20, a cost of Rs 46.23 crore has been incurred on the prime minister's foreign visits, it said.

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First Published: Wed, March 04 2020. 15:52 IST
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