Accused in olive tree scam yet to be punished

ISLAMABAD: The people involved in the olive tree scam, which was unearthed earlier this year, have yet to be penalised, though the evidence clearly indicates misappropriation in the project that is worth Rs2.44 billion.

The project was part of the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) aimed at promoting olive cultivation across the country to reduce the hefty edible oil import bill.

The National Agriculture Research Council (NARC) in November last year awarded a tender to a

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