Accounting body seeks info on PAC conflict of interest complaint
The National Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is exchanging information with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Guyana (ICAG) for its probe of a complaint on the conflict of interest created by the appointment of Geetanjali Singh, the wife of Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh to the post of Audit Director at the Audit Office.
Chairman of the PAC Carl Greenidge told Stabroek News that the parliamentary body had written the ICAG registering its concern about the situation which would see Mrs Singh overseeing the work of agencies for which her husband is in charge. The minister is a chartered accountant and hence a member of the ICAG.
Speaking to Stabroek News on Monday, Greenidge confirmed that that PAC has received a request for further information from the ICAG and he has supplied this. The APNU parliamentarian added that …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.