Top accused of Nandipur power project made Secy Agri Punjab, PAC told
ISLAMABAD: A top official involved in the Nandipur power project corruption scam has been conferred with “Sitara Imtiaz” and now has been appointed Secretary Agriculture Punjab, it was revealed in Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
The PAC meeting was chaired by Khurshid Ahmed Shah Thursday , reviewed the audit objections of FY 2016-17 of Ministry of Power. It was told to the meeting that investigation regarding increasing cost of the Nandipur project from Rs 22 billion to Rs 66 billion has been completed while Secretary Agriculture, Punjab Muhammad Mehmood was held responsible for this massive corruption. The audit officials told that less production of electricity from Nandipur project has inflicted over Rs 9 billion loss to national exchequer. The report of the project has been forwarded to the NAB.