The Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched an investigation into bills on social media influencers from the nationwide treasury in the course of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) authorities. The anti-corruption watchdog wrote a letter to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) secretary info. NAB sought data of social media influencers employed by the PTI authorities.
NAB Seeks Data of Social Media Influencers Employed by PTI Govt
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The NAB officers said within the letter that scrutiny is underway relating to the public-private partnership for social media platforms in the course of the PTI authorities. Now, it has requested the KP authorities to offer the whole data of social media influencers together with their salaries and different incentives.
The anti-graft watchdog additionally sought mission paperwork and PC-I apart from summoning the small print of allotted funds, annual expenditures and all phases of the recruitment course of. The NAB requested the KP authorities to submit their particulars by Could 10.
Final month, The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Finance Division has been requested to instantly cease the salaries of 1,109 Social Media Influencers. The PTI authorities employed them for its publicity on the expense of the general public exchequer.
The Data Department has stopped the Social Media mission began by the earlier PTI authorities for its publicity. In the identical mission, PTI employed about 1,300 social media activists to unfold the PTI narrative on social media. They have been additionally getting a month-to-month stipend.
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