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    History Of Audit In Pakistan

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Sociologists also trace the history of Karachi’s ethnic conflagarations to the 1960s after then president Gen Ayub Khan initiated a plan to settle Pakhtuns — his own ethnic group — in the city...

    MQM’s demands included the repatriation and settlement of Biharis (Urdu-speaking East Pakistanis who continue to live in refugee camps) from Bangladesh to Pakistan...

  • Pakistan Railways' audit be completed in six weeks, orders SC

    The Supreme Court on Saturday ordered that an audit of Pakistan Railways under the PML-N government be completed in the next six weeks...

    "We are ordering an audit of Pakistan Railways," the chief justice said, to which the minister responded that the audit should comprise the performance of the past 10 years, "so that the court could gauge the difference between the performance of the past government and the present...

  • First PHF audit then funding, hints finance minister Dar

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Saturday hinted that the government would not release fund for the Pakistan Hockey Fede­ration without holding its audit...

    However, the finance minister, while talking to the media at the Islamabad Club Polo Ground, said releasing fund for the PHF was not a problem for the government but they would hold its audit first...

  • Parties distance themselves from PTI’s call for poll audit

    LAHORE: With rejection of the rigging allegations by the Judicial Commission, opposition parties which have so far been supporting the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s call for audit of the 2013 general election, have started distancing themselves from the demand...

    Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) of Maulana Tahirul Qadri, which was dubbed as political “cousin” of the PTI during Islamabad sit-in, also says that Imran Khan should give his...

  • Dar asks AGP to conduct five-year audit of PHF

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government in a major development on Tuesday decided to conduct a five-year audit of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF)...

    Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has asked the Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) through an official letter to urgently conduct audit of the PHF from 2009 to 2014, according to an official handout released by the Press Information Department...

  • ‘PHF ready for audit of accounts’

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary Rana Mujahid has reiterated the stance that the PHF is ready for the audit of its five-year accounts – 2009 to 2014 – by the government...

    Auditors Aslam and Company is carrying out the PHF audit before the year 2,000, he added...

  • Internal audit policy for govt departments launched

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday formally launched a centralised and comprehensive internal audit policy for its departments, offices, autonomous bodies and local governments...

    It added that the internal audit function was being developed for the first time in the province’s history...

  • Audit reveals billions in irregularities in 2016 Haj operation

    “Audit is of the view that non-adjustment of advances was [a] violation of rules and may lead to misappropriation,” said the auditor general of Pakistan’s (AGP) report on the ministry’s finances...

    The most serious audit objection relates to the ministry’s failure to provide documentary proof of expenditures made in regard to a Rs4...

  • CCI accepts demands for audit of 5pc census blocks

    ISLAMABAD: The Coun­cil of Common Interests (CCI) on Friday conceded demands for an independent audit of five per cent of census blocks and sharing with the provinces in real time data on oil, gas and electricity production and consumption...

    According to sources, the statistics division strongly opposed an increase in third-party validation of randomly selected census blocks from one to five per cent and hiring of an international or...

  • KP to roll out centralised internal audit system

    ISLAMABAD: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has introduced a comprehensive policy for a centralised internal audit system across all provincial departments, offices and autonomous bodies...

    The internal audit function is being developed for the first time in KP’s history...

  • Now, controversial National Games to face government audit

    ISLAMABAD: Following ordering audit of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), the federal government, as a step forward, has decided to hold audit of the 2013 National Games on which Rs130 million (approximately) were spent...

    “I have directed the Sports Board to conduct audit of the National Games held in 2013,” said Ejaz Chaudhry, federal secretary, Ministry of Inter-provincial Coord­ination...

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