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Chairman PAC writes to CJP requesting data sharing on ‘dam funds’

ISLAMABAD: Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Noor Alam Khan has despatched a written request to the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Umar Ata Bandial on Wednesday for sharing particulars of the Supreme Court docket dam fund created by his predecessor Saqib Nisar.

“Cash collected within the dam fund is public cash and it’s inevitable for the supremacy of the apex court docket and making certain transparency to make the small print public for data,” wrote the PAC chief.

Noor Alam Khan stated that the CJP is due to this fact requested to ask the principal accounting officer of the Supreme Court docket to supply particulars of the fund collected.

He stated denying the report of funds by the principal accountant officer of Pakistan for audit was towards the Structure of Pakistan.

The PAC Chairman stated, sadly, breaking the legislation and disrespecting the Structure had grow to be a vogue for few who prioritized private curiosity over the nationwide curiosity to keep away from accountability.

“That is public cash and accountability for this cash is a should, and if these accounts’ data shouldn’t be shared with the general public by the principal accountant officer, it might be a transparent violation of the Structure,” he stated.

“The judiciary ensures the supremacy of legislation and Structure,” stated PAC chairman, requesting the chief justice to take motion towards those that had been denying to supply the report.

The committee additionally directed the secretary of the Ministry of Water Assets and chairman WAPDA to instantly take away 114 individuals rehired after their retirement in numerous tasks of various dams.

“To oblige blue-eyed, officers are rehired on profitable salaries after their retirement,” stated the chairman, including that these individuals had been receiving pensions together with salaries.

The chairman upheld that this observe needs to be stopped and as a substitute of rehiring retired individuals, appropriate individuals in departments needs to be posted in these positions.

“One of many television actresses, sadly, has been employed as an advisor on heritage which is stunning, and he or she is getting 2 hundred thousand plus wage and increments per thirty days,” stated the chairman.

The PAC additionally directed the forensic audit of Bhasha Dam, Neelam Dam, Jhelum Dam, Dasu Dam, Mohmand Dam, and K4 mission in Karachi.

“A development firm of a [former] federal minister within the earlier authorities broke all information of corruption in Mohmand Dam due to this fact I’m referring these circumstances to NAB,” stated the chairman.

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