AGP finds Rs1.3tr irregularities in power sector

The auditor general of Pakistan (AGP) is reported to have found more than Rs1.32 trillion worth of embezzlement, irregularities, recoveries and overpayments by companies and organisations under the Water and Power Ministry during 2016-17.
The AGP observed that one of the major issues was the non-recovery of subsidies pertaining to the tariff differential and agriculture from the federal and provincial governments and the refund of general sales tax was also not being made.
Published in Dawn, August 23rd, 2017