PAC examines NADRA audit report for year 2019-20
ISLAMABAD: Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday examined the audit
report for the year 2019-20 of National Database and Registration Authority
(NADRA).The committee met here at Parliament House under the chairmanship MNA
Rana Tanveer Hussain and discussed the compliance report regarding charging of Rs.25
by NADRA for issuance of vaccination certificates.Chairman NADRA Tariq Malik said
that vaccination certificates were already subsidized to facilitate people.He said that
NADRA is not a commercial entity. The committee recommended reviewing the charges
of Rs. 100 for issuance of vaccination certificate. The committee recommended that
vaccination certificate issuance charges should be reduced to Rs. 25.It also discussed and
settled the audit para regarding non-recovery and non-delivery of Afghan citizen
cards.The committee also examined the audit para regarding non-recovery on account of
provision of Electronic Result Transmission System (ERTS).It was informed that during
the audit of NADRA for the years 2016-2018 it was observed that management entered
into an agreement with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for preparation of
software ERTS on February 12, 2018.The committee also discussed the loss due to non-
recovery of dues from BISP on account of National Socio Economic Registry (NSER)
services.The committee decided to write a letter to BISP in this regard. The committee
also took up the audit para regarding non-recovery on account of the computerized arms
license system.Members of the committee Leader of the House in the Senate Dr. Shahzad
Waseem, MNA Riaz Fatyana, MNA Munaza Hassan, MNA Sana Ullah Khan Masti
Khel, MNA Syed Hussain Tariq, MNA Rohale Asghar, MNA Syed Naveed Qamar,
Muhammad Ibrahim Khan and Khawaja Sheraz Mehmood attended the meeting. - APP