PM Modi spent Rs 2,021 crore on foreign visits

The Hush Post| 04:00pm|1-min-read
More than Rs 2,021 crore were spent on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s foreign visits, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said in Rajya Sabha. It includes the expendiure on chartered flights, maintenance of aircraft and hotline facilities since June 2014.
According to the data, a total of Rs. 1,583.18 crore was spent on maintenance of the Prime Minister’s aircraft and Rs. 429.25 crore on chartered flights during the period between June 15, 2014 and December 3, 2018. The total expenditure on hotline was Rs. 9.11 crore.
The minister also informed the House the expenditure incurred on Manmohan Singh’s foreign visits from 2009-10 till 2013-14 during UPA-II when he was prime minister. It amounted to over Rs 1,346 crore.
The details were shared by VK Singh in reply to questions on official foreign tours of Manmohan Singh during his second term as prime minister from 2009 to 2014 and of PM Modi since 2014.
PM Modi visited over 55 countries in 48 foreign trips since taking over as prime minister in May 2014. He made multiple visits to some countries.

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