Private firm to audit PM Flood Relief Fund


Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Saturday announced that the federal government has decided to get the PM Flood Relief Fund audited by the Accountant General Pakistan Revenues and a private audit firm of global standing.

Taking to Twitter, the prime minister said that the decision was made as he made a commitment to ensure transparency.

“They will audit all the incoming and outgoing funds and where and how the money is spent,” wrote PM Shehbaz.

He further said that the audit reports will be made public.

The prime minister established a relief fund last month to help the people affected by the floods and appealed to the public to contribute.

The prime minister also expressed gratitude to Chinese President Xi Jinping for increasing his country’s assistance package from the initial RMB100 million to RMB400 million for the people affected by floods.

“This is a reflection of our unique bond of friendship,” said the premier, adding that this support will help provide much-needed relief to the people.


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