PAC raps Audit Office over ambiguous entry on army spending

In a rare occurrence, the Auditor General’s Office came in for scrutiny by the Public Accounts Commit-tee (PAC) yesterday for its use of ambiguous language its 2011 report on the Guyana Defence Force (GDF).

Following yesterday’s meeting, it is likely that the agency will be looking to improve the wording of its reports on various state agencies as several PAC members pointed out that the statement of a particular discrepancy caused some amount of confusion during the examination of the financial records of the army.

The Audit Report stated that “fuel and lubricants valued $462.272 million was purchased from a local supplier. However, records …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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