SRINAGAR: Minister for Finance & Culture, Dr Haseeb A Drabu Friday inaugurated the re constructed Treasury Office building at Lal Mandi Srinagar.
Minister for Roads and Buildings, Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari and Minister of State for Finance Pawan Kumar Gupta were present on the occasion.
The building has been constructed by Roads and Buildings Department at a cost of Rs 75 lakhs. The construction was started in January 2014 but was heavily affected due to last years floods.
On the instructions of Finance Minister the work on the building was expedited and it was finished within the revised deadline.
Earlier the Treasury Office was functioning from a makeshift arrangement at Accountancy Training School Haft Chinar.
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