The land on which Prime Minister House in Pakistan is presently situated will be coverted into a postgraduate institute.
Addressing the media in Islamabad on Thursday, the education minister said the public was fed up of the previous governments’ “royal” ways of living.
It is important that government officials live in a way that does not waste public money, he said.
“Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided that he will not stay in the PM House and governors will not stay in Governor House so that the money can be used for public welfare,” he added.
According to the education minister, the annual expenditure of PM House was Rs470 million.
Therefore, it has been decided that the PM House will be turned into a top-level educational instate, Mehmood said.
He added that the land behind PM House will also be used productively.