UNDP organizes training session for PAC

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Tuesday organized a capacity building training session for the members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in Islamabad on Tuesday. Besides the Speaker KP Assembly Mr. Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani who is also the chairman of the PAC, MPAs and PAC Members Nighat Orakzai, Enayatullah Khan, Sardar Muhammad Yousaf, Babar Saleem Swati, Muhammad Idrees Khan, Arbab Waseem Hayat and Syed Fakhar Jahan participated. Secretaries KP Assembly and Environment Department, Senior Officers of Finance, Audit and other Provincial Government Organizations also participated. A senior team of UNDP led by their legislative consultant Mohsin Abbas highlighted the importance, responsibilities and functioning of the PAC as practiced worldwide particularly among the democratically strong and matured nations. He drew a wider sketch of the accounting and auditing system of Pakistan within the perspective of the Constitution, law and procedure so adopted in Pakistan. The presentation and lecture was followed by a question-answer session and an informed discussion during which a number of relevant and good proposals for improvement of the system also came to the fore.