PAC sub-body expresses concerns over alleged corruption in Zaitoon Project.


ISLAMABAD -- A subcommittee of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday expressed concerns over billions of rupees alleged corruptions in a Ministry of National food and Research launched Zaitoon crop related project. The subcommittee stressed for discipline in order to eliminate corruptions. The meeting was held at the Parliament House. Audit report objections for the fiscal year 2017-18 were presented in the meeting. The audit officials informed the subcommittee meeting that the ministry had invested over Rs2 billion for the production of Zaitoon crop and the expenditures were made by PARC, adding that neither audit could be conducted nor the relevant record could be provided to the audit authority. FIA officials informed the meeting that all suspects allegedly involved in Zaitoon financial scam have been arrested. The government officials informed that production...

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