Lok Sabha | Rs 446.52 crore spent on foreign visits of Prime Minister Modi in last five years, says MEA
An expenditure of Rs 446.52 crore has been incurred on the overseas visits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi within the final 5 12 months, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs stated on Wednesday.
Responding to a query in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Exterior Affairs V Muraleedharan stated that the expenditure contains value of chartered flights. In line with the info given by him, a price of Rs 121.85 crore was incurred in 2015-16 whereas an expenditure of Rs 78.52 crore was incurred in 2016-17.
In 2017-18, a price of Rs 99.90 crore was incurred whereas in 2018-19, an expenditure of Rs 100.02 crore was incurred, based on the info given by him. In 2019-20, a price of Rs 46.23 crore has been incurred on the prime minister’s overseas visits, it stated.