ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan formally inaugurated the E-Bidding, E-Billing and GIS Mapping system under National Highway Authority for good governance, maintaining transparency and ensuring accountability in Islamabad today (Wednesday).
Addressing the inaugural ceremony, he said this step will take the country towards modernity and digitalization.
He said e-bidding will reduce human interaction in awarding contracts of various projects, which will end corruption and bribery in the whole process.
The Prime Minister expressed the resolve to digitize Federal Board of Revenue by July this year.
He said we can ensure more tax collection by introducing automation and digitization in the FBR.
Imran Khan said we can spend more on human development if we have excessive funds in the form of increased tax collection.
He said other ministries will also be encouraged to move towards e-governance so that utmost transparency can be ensured.
Earlier, speaking on the occasion, Minister for Communications Murad Saeed said the revenue of the ministry has increased by hundred percent while over twenty billion rupees recovered through a process of accountability in the department.
While mentioning different road infrastructure projects, he said over 6,000 kilometers long new roads are being constructed in different parts of the country.