AGP finds irregularities of Rs3.1 billion in Zakat and Bait ul Mal funds

Complying with the orders of the top court in the Covid-19 suo motu case, the AGP office submitted a report.

The Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) has detected massive irregularities in Zakat and Bait ul Mal funds. Complying with the orders of the top court in the Covid-19 suo motu case, the AGP office submitted a report stating the audit of 100% budget of the said state departments. The audit found irregularities worth Rs3.1 billion.

According to the report, Pakistan Bait ul Mal’s budget was Rs5 billion while the amount of the irregular expenditure was found to be 62% of it. An amount of Rs475 million recoveries was also identified.

The audit report revealed that the total budget of the Zakat department was Rs7. 38 billion. A sample audit of 13% of this budget, which amounted to Rs961 million, was carried out in which irregularities of Rs574 million, 60% of the audited amount, were unearthed.

The reply said that Zakat collected by the federal government was being transferred to provinces as per formula. Out of the total collection, 7% is being retained for the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), [former] Federally Administer Tribal Areas (Fata), and Gilgit-Baltistan.

“The share of the ICT is 35%, [ex-]Fata 46% and GB 19%. The remaining 93% share is given to the provinces. The provincial share is 57% for Punjab, 24% for Sindh, 14% for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and 5% for Balochistan,” the reply said.

Via: The Express Tribune

 

  • PTI government ministers involved in irregularities in zakat funds….what do you xpect from these jokers

    • جب آپ کو پتہ چلے گا کہ یہ ن لیگ کے دور کا آڈٹ رپورٹ ہے تو پھر کیا کریں گے

      • Hahaha.. Phr jo laddo khaye thy wo bhr nikalny parengy mu me ungli daaal k.

  • What a shame. And look at the budgets to the provinces. 57% to Punjab and just 5% to Balochistan.


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