The Auditor-General’s Report 2012 has again highlighted cases of wastage in public spending. Auditor-General Tan Sri Ambrin Buang explains the steps being taken, saying that government departments must buck up.
PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Rakyat has formed a special committee to address issues highlighted in the 2012 Auditor-General’s Report in three Opposition-ruled states.
From DR VENKATES RAO E of Kuala Lumpur.
From DR A SOORIAN of Seremban.
JOHOR BARU: The Johor Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID) had failed to conduct proper widening and deepening of rivers as well as beautification projects in several districts here.
PETALING JAYA: The Auditor-General has taken to task senior civil servants who fail to initiate internal investigations even after suspecting something fishy in the spending by their departments and agencies.
PETALING JAYA: The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) has pointed out that RM13.46mil of the RM47.96mil allocated to the Armed Forces was used to procure rations for the navy.
From AZRINA, Seremban.
PETALING JAYA: A special task force has been set up to investigate cases of welfare assistance that were paid out to 145 dead people in Kelantan, Sabah and Negri Sembilan.
PERAK’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for 2012 stood at 7.1% and is among the highest in the country, said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir.
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