KP PAC detects financial irregularities in govt departments, directs recovering Rs 6.5 million

Peshawar: Public Accounts Committee of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has ordered recovering Rs 6.5 million on account of financial irregularities and discrepancies in various departments. The committee meeting was held at KP Hose Abbottabad on Thursday ,which was presided over by Chairman of provincial PAC Abdul Akbar Khan. The meeting reviewed the accounts of transport, revenue and food departments for financial years of 2007 to 2009.

The committee directed food department that all resources should be utilized for the increase in production of sugar and sugarcane in the province so that KP may cater the needs of country regarding sugar. The meeting was told that during 2007-2008 Rs 0.343 million were recovered on accounts of route permits in Abbotabad, Kohat and Mardan , whereas the campaign has been speeded up to recover the reaming amount. The meeting was told own parking space is declared necessary for all the commercial plazas in Peshawar. – Onlinenews