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$220mln to be earned by leasing PIA’s Roosevelt Hotel in New York: Saad

Minister for Railways and Aviation Khawaja Saad Rafique says the precious asset of the PIA Roosevelt Hotel, New York has been leased out for three years.

Addressing a news conference in Lahore on Sunday, the Minister said the agreement will generate a revenue of 220 million dollars.

He expressed regret that previous government had made the decision to run the Roosevelt Hotel through a public private partnership.

The Minister further said that Hajj operation of PIA is underway successfully and for the first time, this operation was started directly from Quetta.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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