PCB answerable to PAC, Ahsan Mani told
ISLAMABAD: The committee, which is the top answerability meeting of the country the community, Accounts group on Wednesday made it clear that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is answerable to the committee.
PCB chairperson Ehsan Mani contested that the Board is autonomous at the outset.
However, the Auditor General of Pakistan Revenues (AGPR) as well as the parliamentarians ruled the otherwise.
Following the PAC meeting, Senator Sherry Rehman tweeted, “In Public Accounts Committee the PCB Chairman is unable to respond to any query, saying that he is autonomous evoking a storm of questions and rejoinders. AGPR and I informed him he is answerable to govt, its accounting procedures and therefore its rules! It is NOT above law.”
The inspection pares of the PCB for the economic year 2018-19 the PAC convened under the leadership of Rana Tanvir Husain the committee examined.
The audit of the accounts connected to PSL-4 has been postponed the audit establishment conversant the court that due to Covid-19. However, they said that the audit has now started again.
The PCB did not split the monetary reports of PSL-1 and PSL-2 adding that PSL franchise also went in court case with the PCB in the Lahore High Court according to the check establishment.
Mani said the Board is answerable to the PAC and he preside the departmental accounts committee.
To get meeting from the chief monetary officer before presence the meeting the committee spoken its anger over the PCB chairperson’s non-preparedness and suggested him.
To the monetary substance of the PCB, the PAC also asked Mani to offer a complete report connected.