Has the National Highway Authority collected revenue of Rs. 43 billion?

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Context: On July 30, 2019, in an interview with Mr. Arshad Sharif on ARY news, Mr. Murad Saeed, MNA, Federal Minister for Communications and Federal Minister for Postal Services, claimed that the National Highway Authority has collected a revenue of PKR

Claim: “The NHA generated revenue of 43 billion rupees [from August 2018 to June 2019] while Imran Khan was in power.”

Claimant: Mr. Murad Saeed, MNA, Federal Minister for Communications and Federal Minister for Postal Services

Source of Claim: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiYJOD5OMrw  (At 4:06)

Status: True

Source: http://nha.gov.pk/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Press-Release-17-07-2019.pdf

Report/Ruling: According to a press release published by the National Highway Authority on their website on July 17 2019, the revenue collected by the NHA for the period of August 2018 to June 2019 stands at PKR 43326.30 million. In the year 2017-2018, the revenue generated was Rs. 28645.46. Therefore, Mr. Murad Saeed is correct in claiming that NHA revenue generation has increased during this period.


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