The Sindh government’s excise department collected 675.4 million rupees from the sale of 40 number plates

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For the first time in Pakistan’s history, the Sindh Excise Department held an auction for number plates at a local hotel in Karachi. During the auction, the Sindh government’s excise department collected 675.4 million rupees from the sale of 40 number plates.

In the auction, bids were made for premium number plates: No. 1 at Rs. 100 million, No. 5 at Rs. 53 million, No. 7 at Rs. 46 million, No. 8 at Rs. 41 million, and No. 9 at Rs. 40 million.

Sindh Senior Minister and Provincial Minister for Information, Transport, Excise, and Taxation, Sharjeel Inam Memon, has said that the proceeds from the auction will be devoted to the construction of houses for flood victims.

He stated that a total of 2,251 houses will be constructed for flood victims with the funds. The Sindh government is continuously striving to help those affected by the floods and rebuild their lives.

Senior Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon said that the second phase of the auction of premium number plates will be launched very soon. The upcoming auction is expected to generate additional resources to further support the ongoing reconstruction efforts.

He mentioned that the government’s comprehensive approach includes not only the construction of new houses but also the maintenance of necessary infrastructure, provision of medical assistance, and support for economic recovery.