President asks DAGP to strengthen auditing mechanism by using technology

News Desk

The President of the nation, Dr. Arif Alvi has urged the Department of Auditor General of Pakistan to strengthen the auditing mechanism by using technology and international best practices to improve service delivery and financial management.

According to media reports, the President has made these remarks while chairing a briefing by Auditor General of Pakistan Javaid Jehangir, on reforms being undertaken by the DAGP, in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Dr Arif Alvi has stressed the need for augmenting the culture of professionalism and ensuring better governance, improved transparency and accountability through effective internal control regime within the DAGP.

“It is essential to computerize the entire audit processes aiming to bring transparency and eliminate corruption,” he added.

Javed Jehangir has briefed the meeting about the reforms process being undertaken by his organization. He highlighted the initiatives taken by DAGP to conduct improved audit and enhance accountability and ensure fiscal transparency in the governmental organizations.