ISLAMABAD: Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Parliament Thursday decided to refer audit paras related to old fiscal years to the sub-committees of PAC to finish the backlog. However, the PAC had decided to take up the audit paras of fiscal year 2016-17 for discussion.
Chairman PAC Syed Khursheed directed the Auditor General to refer the old audit paras to the sub-committees. The audit paras of 2012-13 would be discussed in sub-committee headed by Ms. Shahida Akhtar, audit paras of 2013-14 to committee headed by Sardar Ashiq Gopang, 2014-15 Syed Naveed Qamar and 2015-16’s audit paras to committee headed by Shafqat Mahmood.
Syed Khursheed Shah said the decision would help to improve the performance of PAC, saying now the officers have not to answer about old issues in main committee.
Azam Sawati said it was a historical decision, which would held to improve the accountability level for various ministries.