Shahzad Akbar, The Advisor to Prime Minister on Accountability has said that audit of 69 sugar mills out of 89 has been completed.
The accountability advisor to PM Imran khan while addressing a press conference said that startling revelations were made during the investigation of the sugar inquiry commission and the action was taken in the light of its report.
He said that the sugar commission had imposed a Rs619 billion tax and Rs44 billion fine on the mills, added that transparent probe into the scandal is required for fair accountability.
Shahzad Akbar also said that few sugar mills have got stay orders from the courts, He said that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is introducing a system through which inquiries against sugar mills can be held and added that the Track and Trace system will be implemented before the next sugarcane crushing season.
While talking about the Broadsheet Inquiry Commission, The advisor said that the committee revealed that the case was not fought in the right way by the government of Pakistan from 2009 to 2018.
He further said that “Inquiry underway to find the negligence and action would be taken in this regard.”
He also mentioned that the prices of petroleum products are linked with the international market.
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