PTI blasts Shehbaz for 'massive' spending on Geneva visit.

ISLAMABAD -- The PakisAtan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Monday fired a broadside at Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his cabinet members for allegedly spending a huge amount on their 'flopped' trip to Geneva to attend the donor conference since the moot was held via video link, as no important leader had turned up at the event.

The party's senior vice president Fawad Chaudhry said France, the host, gave $10 million, but not a single important leader participated in the conference.

He questioned that if the entire conference was to be held through video link, why was there a need to travel to Geneva, according to a statement issued by the party's central media department.

'The money did not come, but several lakhs of dollars were spent on the visits of the prime minister and his cabinet [members],' he lamented.

Another senior PTI leader, Shireen Mazari, also criticised the government. In a tweet, the former minister said: 'Pathetic attendance and...

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