APP61-17 ISLAMABAD: September 17 - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain talking to media along with Federal Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan. APP

ISLAMABAD, Sep 17 (APP):Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Monday said 70 vehicles of Prime Minister House had been auctioned above the market price while the remaining bomb proof and bullet proof vehicles classified as protected would be auctioned in the next phase.
Talking to media here at Parliament House, he said it was a successful auction and its objective was to send a message to the public that their elected prime minister was from them and the public money would not be wasted.
He said the government undertook the austerity drive and opened the Governor Houses, adding the public responded well and 25,000 persons visited these places.