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Absence of internal audit triggers huge money leakage

Absence of internal audit triggers huge money leakage

KARACHI – Whereas the current politically-embattled government is facing the worst financial crunch, partly due to a narrow tax base, lack of a proper check on the provincial revenue-collecting departments is triggering seepage worth billions of taxpayers’ every year.
If taken as a case study, Sindh, the country’s revenue engine which contributes over 60 percent to the national kitty annually, had to face a loss of over Rs 3.639 billion tax money during the audit year 2008-09.

KPT embarks on apparently futile internal port development

KARACHI – Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has pushed forward with the internal development of port facilities and has diverted resources to rehabilitate existing general cargo berths in the East Wharf. Simultaneously, it has invested heavily in the Deep Water Container port project, thus bearing the expenditure of building up both facilities.
This act of the KPT management is questionable, given that considerable resources are being committed to the internal development of the port

Nisar slams European ‘interference’ in internal affairs

ISLAMABAD – Condemning European Parliament’s demand for pardoning Aasia Bibi, Opposition Leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday said that it was an interference in the country’s internal affairs.
Nisar said instead of poking nose into Pakistan’s internal matters, the West should take up the issues like blasphemy, desecration of the Holy Quran, abolishing of mosque minarets and banning of veil.
He said western countries were making such interferences due to the rulers’

Internal divide widens as PPP sacks Naheed

ISLAMABAD: Serious internal divisions widened in the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on Monday as the party leadership suspended the basic membership of Naheed Khan – political secretary and a close confidante of slain PPP leader Benazir Bhutto – for accusing the party leadership of “nepotism and cronyism”.
In an emergency meeting held under the chairmanship of PPP Rawalpindi District President Amir Fida Paracha, the PPP leaders suspended Naheed’s basic party membership for

‘Internal accountability a must for community policing’

ISLAMABAD: Accountability in capital police could be ensured by setting up Departmental Enquiry Penal (DEP) that could help promoting community policing, said former Interior Secretary Kamal Shah while addressing a seminar entitled ‘Relations between Police and Community, Reality or Idealism’ organised by Islamabad police at Pakistan National Council of Art (PNCA) on Tuesday.
If police force was unable to conduct its internal accountability then it should not be considered as a