KARACHI: A meeting of the Sindh Cabinet Committee on Luxury Vehicles was held in new Sindh Secretariat Karachi on Wednesday.
The meeting was presided over by Mines and Minerals Development Minister Mir Shabbir Ali Bijarani. The meeting was attended by Provincial Minister for Local Government Saeed Ghani. Minister Excise and Taxation Mukesh Kumar Chawla, Additional Chief Secretary Finance Noor Alam, Secretary Home Abdul Kabir Qazi and Secretary General Administration Sajid Jamal Abro. The meeting was informed about the details of luxury vehicles in different departments of Sindh government. It was decided to consider auction of over 10 years old luxury cars, but this process would be initiated after deciding on providing a replacement to such officers who are entitled of using these vehicles and also what impact such a move would have on the national exchequer.
The meeting was apprised that the Sindh cabinet has already imposed a ban on the purchase of new vehicles in line with the directives of the Supreme Court (SC). The meeting stressed that complete implementation of the apex court’s directives should be ensured. The next meeting of the cabinet committee has been convened again after two days.