PAC concerns over non compliance of MoD
ISLAMABAD: The Monitoring and Implementation Committee of Public Account Committee (PAC) on Monday expressed serious concern over non-compliance of its directives and recommendations by Ministry of Defense ( MoD) regarding recoveries of unauthorized expenditures during fiscal year 2005-06. "More than one year have gone but only few directives of PAC were being implemented," the committee observed. The Monitoring & Implementation Committee of Public Account Committee met at Parliament house under the Chairpersonship of Yasmeen Rehman to review whether its directives regarding implementation of Ministry of Defence for the fiscal year of 2005-06 were being carried out or not.
PAC also expressed its concern over unauthorized appointment of consultant in Civil Aviation Authority which caused a loss of Rs 3.7 million to exchequer of Civil Aviation Authority and directed the Principal Accounting Officer of Ministry of Defence Najmul Hassan to pursue the matter at the Departmental Accounts Committee (DAC) level and fix responsibility of particular person and report the committee within two weeks.
Regarding the irregular expenditures on construction of a bungalow, the PAC directed the PAO to make rules and regulations to solve these type of issues within three months. The meeting was attended by MNA Syed Haider Abbas Rizwi, Saeed Ahmad Zaffar, Additional secretary of ministry of defence civil Aviation Authority and audit officials. -App