KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The Public Accounts Committee of the House of Representatives has directed the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) to expedite investigations into major corruption cases.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) under the House of Representatives (HoR) has directed to repeal the agreement to acquire a piece of land in Ramgram Area in Lumbini and lease it to a private company for 99 years.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: In a recent meeting, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the House of Representatives has recommended postponing the deployment of the 'Telecommunication Traffic Monitoring and Fraud Control System' (TERAMOCS) technology.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament has directed the government to restrict the sale and distribution of LPG cylinders weighing 50 kg to 450 kg.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Two parliamentary committees are holding a meeting today. The meeting of the Industry and Commerce and Labor and Consumer Interest Committee commenced at 11AM.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Nepal Workers and Peasants’ Party MP Prem Suwal has demanded that parliament seek clarification from the former prime ministers allegedly involved in the Lalita Niwas land scam.

POKHARA, June 13: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Pokhara Metropolitan City has instructed the metropolis to reduce the expenditure on study visits and food and snacks.

ISLAMABAD, May 18: The salaries of supreme court judges are more than those of the president, the prime minister, ministers, federal secretaries and parliamentarians, The News International reported citing the data submitted to the Public Accounts Committee.

Irregularities in grants, too

July 24, 2022 12:17 pm

JANAKPURDHAM, July 24: Madesh Province government has laid special emphasis on maintaining good governance in its policies and programs. For that purpose, the Provincial Research and Training Center and Jan Lokpal Commission have been formed. But the provincial government which is supposed to maintain good governance in the province is itself mired deep in irregularities.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has issued a directive to the government to halt all the processes related to setting up a security press in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Federal Parliament has directed the government to suspend the bidding for supplying the excise duty stickers immediately.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The government on Wednesday has clarified that it could not pay the unsettled amount to the contractors who worked for Melamchi Drinking Water Project under Cooperativa Muratori e Cementisti di Ravenna (CMC).

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament has formed a sub-committee to probe alleged irregularities in the procurement of two wide-body aircraft by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Lawmakers have sought resignation of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Managing Director Sugat Ratna Kansakar over alleged irregularities in wide-body jets procurement.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the parliament directed the Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) Wednesday to investigate the alleged ‘misuse’ of fund in the procurement of two wide-body A330-200 Airbus planes by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

NAC officials dodge most PAC questions

November 26, 2018 10:23 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Officials of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) who were summoned at the parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Sunday for questioning over the purchase of two wide-body aircraft, faced a barrage of questions but shied away from answering most of them.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has endorsed the report submitted by a sub-committee, which among others, calls for an investigation into the recent artificial price hike of sugar, particularly during the festival season.

SURKHET, Nov 7: The Public Accounts Committee of (PAC) of Karnali Provincial Assembly has formed a panel to look into expenses made during the inauguration of Karnali-Rara Tourism Year 2018.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: A sub-committee formed by the parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has concluded that various government officials and sugar mills had acted colluded to artificially drive up the price of sugar in the market.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Members of a sub-committee of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) formed to look into the soaring prices of consumable goods, including sugar, on the eve of festive season, have questioned whether sugar mills had made commitment with the government to not raise sugar price before imposing restriction on sugar imports.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Minister for Industry, Commerce, and Supplies Matrika Yadav has said that the directive from the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to cap the price of sugar at Rs 63 per kilogram cannot be implemented.