AGP Javaid meet SBP Governor

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Staff Reporter

Karachi

Auditor General Pakistan Mr. Javaid Jahangir met with Governor State Bank of Pakistan Mr. Baqar Raza on Thursday. During the meeting Governor State Bank appreciated role of Auditor-Generak Pakistan towards accountability and better financial Management in Pakistan.
He stressed the importance of collaboration and combined efforts for bringing more transparency in government spending and improved financial Management practices.
Besides, Auditor General of Pakistan also held meeting with Field Audit Officers of Sindh and Balochistan i.e. Director General Audit Sindh, Director General Audit Balochistan and Director General Audit Local Council Balochistan.
Auditor General of Pakistan reviewed progress of first quarter of Audit Plan 2020-21 with major focus on government expenditure on Covid-19 related activities.
Auditor General stressed the need to shift audit focus from traditional transaction-based auditing to issue-based auditing having public importance.
He also highlighted the importance of auditor to remain relevant to the expectation of stakeholders and select issues which are current and meets expectation of public.