PESHAWAR: Finance Department of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has banned provision of funds for attending workshop/ seminar abroad, organizing workshop/ seminar in five star hotel and treatment abroad.
The Finance Department authorities said that the notification in this regard was issued to maintain the best financial system and austerity.
The notification said that the department will itself monitor all the public expenditures and development funds viewing the economic crisis because of coronavirus.
All administrative secretaries and heads of autonomous/ semi-autonomous bodies shall conduct meetings of Departmental Accounts Committee regularly under intimation to the Finance Department so as to ensure internal audit of their respective departments/ organisations, it said.
The notification read, all posts which are lying vacant for the last three (03) years shall preferably be abolished by Finance Department unless justified by the Administrative Department.
“To bring efficiency in revenue collections, ‘Provincial Revenues Review Committee’ shall meet regularly under the chairmanship of Minister Finance to review the performance of all revenue collecting entities of the Provincial Government and to propose structural changes, performance indicators, legal reforms and other realignments in the procedures,” it read.