- Mar 24, 2009
http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect...an/16-us+plans+audit+office+in+pakistan-hs-05ISLAMABAD: United States plans to setup a separate office for auditors in Pakistan to monitor financial assistance programmes under Kerry-Lugar-Burman bill and Coalition Support Fund.
The audit team will also investigate matters of unfair use of funds, corruption and money wastage.
According to the US State Department, Congressional Budget Justification 2011, US Office of Inspector General will setup this additional satellite office in Islamabad.
The office in Islamabad will be in addition to a full fledge facility of Middle East Regional Office available in Amman, Jordan.
The aim of setting up an office is to improve management, strengthen integrity and accountability and ensure the most efficient, effective, and economical use of resources including contractor performance and procurement issues, as well as security and management inspections.
Two temporary auditors, program analysts and one local person will be hired for the US auditor’s office.
The staff would also provide oversight for Department-funded programs in the Fata and evaluate and assess the cross-border coordination actions.—DawnNews
Diplomatic way of saying we dont trust you idiots and we have to set shop in your place to make sure you use our money to fight the WOT and use it for other intended purpose and not to finance your ISIs plans.