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First audit report of PTI govt. unveils irregularities and corruption amounting to Rs258bn

The AGP has finalised its report on the audit year 2019-20 and it would be submitted to parliament and the president in a couple of days.

First audit report of PTI govt.The audit report has revealed corruption and fake receipts in ministries and departments to the tune of Rs12.56 billion - OyeYeah News
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The first audit report of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government covering the fiscal year 2018-2019 has unveiled irregularities and corruption.

As per Dawn’s report, the Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) has unearthed misappropriation and embezzlement of public funds to the tune of over Rs12 billion, with irregularities of government funds amounting to Rs258bn.

The audit report has revealed corruption and fake receipts in ministries and departments to the tune of Rs12.56 billion.

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As being reported, the audit report states that the recovery cases of Rs79.59 billion in federal ministries were reported and a record of Rs17.96 billion was not provided to the auditor general by government departments.

The report further adds that Rs8.89 billion in corruption cases had been recorded owing to weak internal controls and cases worth Rs152.20 billion were reported due to poor financial management.

The AGP’s report covers the fiscal year 2018-19, recommends strict action, including references, to investigation agencies against those responsible.

The AGP has finalised its report on the audit year 2019-20 and it would be submitted to parliament and the president in a couple of days.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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