Broad Sheet Inquiry Report: Current bureaucracy Blamed For Delay In Payments

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

23rd Mar, 2021. 11:26 pm
Broad Sheet Inquiry Report: Current bureaucracy Blamed For Delay In Payments

Further details of the Broadsheet Inquiry Commission’s report came to light.

According to sources, former Deputy High Commissioner Dr Abdul Basit was held responsible for the misappropriations of $1.5 million funds.

According to sources, the responsibility of cancelling the contract has been shifted to former Deputy High Commissioner Abdul Basit. The Broadsheet Commission report has also blamed the current bureaucracy for the delay in payments.

Broadsheet Commission report stated that a fine of  $9 million was paid for late payment, and the finance secretary is accountable to the public and the government.

The report further added that Kaveh Moussavi is an unreliable person, his allegations are outside the TOR of the Broadsheet Commission of Inquiry.

According to the report, the decision to investigate the allegations of Kave Mousavi should be taken by the government itself.

The report also said that the photographs of Asif Zardari’s Swiss case record in the diplomatic bags are also part of the Broadsheet Commission report. The inventory outside the diplomatic bags is in English and French.

Note that the list of Pakistan’s mutual legal assistance is also included in the report.

The report said that the Attorney General or the Ministry of Law should decide whether to open Pakistan’s Mutual Legal Assistance List or not.

The Broadsheet Commission report also mentions Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Saudi Arabia.

Earlier, a Broadsheet Commission report has been submitted to the Prime Minister’s office. The report revealed that the record of the $ 1.5 million payment made to the Broadsheet Company is missing.

The report mentioned that the payment-related files have been stolen from the Ministries of Finance and the Law along with the attorney general’s office while the concerned portion is also missing from the file of the High Commission of Pakistan in London. The report also mentioned that the wrong payment cannot be considered negligence.

Joint Secretary Zahid Maqsood collected the report consisting of 500 pages at the PM office. The commission has recorded the statements of 26 witnesses whereas a female legal consultant did not appear.

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