ISLAMABAD: The federal government will auction 102 vehicles, including bulletproof cars, today as part of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s austerity drive.
The cars that will be auctioned include four recent models of Mercedes Benz, eight bulletproof BMWs, three 5000cc SUVs and two 3000cc SUVs of 2016 model.
Moreover, 24 Mercedes Benz of 2016 model will also be auctioned. Two of the 28 cars are 4,000cc bullet-proof vehicles.
Further, 40 Toyota cars which include a 2004 Lexus, a 2006 Lexus SUV, and two 2004model Land Cruisers will also be auctioned.
Other vehicles to be auctioned include eight Suzuki cars, five Mitsubishi vehicles, nine Hondas and two jeeps.
The cars will be sold to those who have the highest bid.
Earlier, official had informed media that the cars that will not be auctioned and will be used by the cabinet division, especially for the commute of foreign guests.
In his first address to the nation, Prime Minister Imran had emphasised on cutting government expenditure. As part of the cost-cutting initiative, he had announced the auction of surplus PM House vehicles.