LAHORE: The Minister for Communications & Works, Bilal Afzal, has called for a transparent audit of the Infrastructure Development Authority Punjab (IDAP).
According to sources, the call was made during the 59th meeting of the Board of Directors of IDAP, which took place on Monday under the chairmanship of Minister Bilal Afzal.
The meeting was attended by the Chief Executive Officer of IDAP, Danish Afzal, officers from the Department of Finance, Irrigation, Planning and Development, Local Government, Communications & Works, Housing and Transport, and other board members.
Several agenda items were discussed during the meeting, including the hiring of Ibrahim and Company as external auditors of IDAP.
The board also proposed to send the case of extending the contract of the current Chief IT Officer Kashif Nadeem to the Chief Minister for approval.
To ensure the best quality with minimum cost in development projects across the province, the board suggested including non-standardized items in approved standards.
The audit of IDAP is expected to bring more transparency to its operations and ensure the effective utilization of resources, claimed officials.