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Financial irregularities worth Rs44.93 billion found in KP

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, financial irregularities worth Rs44.93 billion have been revealed in 24 departments during the last financial year.

According to the audit report of the Auditor General of Pakistan, financial irregularities worth Rs44.93 billion have been reported in 24 departments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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Irregularities worth Rs7.73 billion have been committed in the purchase of equipment while violations and unauthorized payments have caused a loss of Rs12.21 billion to the exchequer.

Similarly irregularities worth Rs2.97 billion have been reported in the purchase of equipment and medicines in the health department while unnecessary expenses of Rs29.5 million have been revealed in the purchase of a CT scan machine at Maulvi Amir Shah Hospital.

Suspicious payments of Rs73.8 million have been made for the installation of cooling towers in Hayatabad Medical Complex, and irregularities of Rs80 million have been committed in the purchase of equipment for District Headquarters Hospital Bajaur and District Headquarters Hospital Mohmand.

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According to the report, the home department suffered a loss of Rs1.94 billion in the form of unnecessary expenses while the police department collected Rs1.35 billion for the purchase of new vehicles.

In the audit report, audit objections worth Rs23.96 billion have been raised in the Department of Energy and Power, and irregularities of Rs1.9 billion have also been revealed in the C&W Department.

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