Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has approved the constitution of a 21-member Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
According to a handout issued on Friday, the PAC will be chaired by the K-P additional chief secretary whereas the provincial secretaries for planning and development, power and energy, agriculture, health, trade and commerce, among others, will be its members.
The statement read that the PAC’s main objectives included supervision and approval of provincial accounts, gross domestic product estimates, economic indicators and surveys.
The committee will also be responsible to determine the annual volume of the K-P economy and calculate its GDP.
Other tasks include the collection and publishing of statistics for the economic survey in coordination with other provinces.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 11th, 2014.
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