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 his determination to digitize the Federal Revenue Commission by July this year.
He said that we can ensure more taxation by introducing automation and digitization in FBR.
Imran Khan said that if we have too much money in the form of tax increases, we can spend more on human development.
He said that other ministries and commissions will also be encouraged to switch to e-government to ensure maximum transparency.
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.