IT Tower contract was acquired by official Chinese company during our tenure through international tendering: Ch Parvez Elahi

Shehbaz Sharif stopped work then apologized and paid damages of Rs 30 crore which should be realized from his own pocket

Lahore: 26-10-2016: Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi has said that during our tenure construction of I. T. Tower project was done through international tendering and its contract was given to Chinese Government’s company Chinese Construction which had completed work on it up to 70 per cent, but after coming into power Shehbaz Sharif had stopped this project over this step of his, the Chinese Government was not ready to talk to the Punjab Government, on this Shehbaz Sharif had apologized, paid damages of Rs 30 crore got work on I. T. Tower completed by the same Chinese company.

Ch Parvez Elahi said that on stopping work damages of Rs 30 crore were paid out of public exchequer of Punjab and that damages should be paid out of his own pocket by Shehbaz Sharif. #