ISLAMABAD: The General Public Accounts Board (Political Action Committee) was informed on Wednesday that Monal Dining establishment was improved land had by the Capital Growth Authority (CDA).
A subcommittee of Political Action Committee headed by Riaz Fatyana while going over Audit paras for the year 2018-19 was told that according to recent separation, it has been established that Monal was improved CDA’s land.
The dining establishment was developed by the CDA in 2005-6 with its own sources and also leased to an exclusive celebration for 15 years.
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The lease agreement, according to some officials, will certainly expire this year. A few years ago, General Headquarters (GHQ) Remount Vet as well as Farms Directorate, based upon separation executed by Survey of Pakistan, had actually mentioned that Monal was built on their land, consequently, the CDA had no right to operate on their land. The directorate additionally wrote numerous letters to CDA and Directorate of Municipal Administration (DMA).
DMA is a subsidiary organisation of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) and also is supposed to take care of the stated residential or commercial property.
Deputy Director General (Revenue) Tariq Latif notified the board that fees of the dining establishment till 2018 have actually been gotten rid of. He stated that there is “a problem [pertaining to this home] which will be dealt by Ministry of Interior” and also the lease will expire by 2023.
Board member Legislator Talha Mahmood also asked about another restaurant, La Montana operating beside Monal.
He was informed by CDA’s Participant Financing Rana Shakeel Asghar that the authority recently finished an inquiry pertaining to La Montana, which will certainly be shown to committee before the next conference.
The debate began when board participants were reviewing the audit para related to non-recovery of Rs455 numerous lease versus CDA’s 79 acre land in Saidpur village. Members were told that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has actually been investigating this situation as well as referral has actually also been submitted.
The committee directed CDA as well as MCI to send a comprehensive report to the committee regarding the land, which has been leased or rented by both organisations. CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed informed the board that without a No-Objection Certificate (NOC) from CDA, MCI can not lease out land to anybody.
At the same time, the board was told by assistant interior that based on the direction of PAC, a questions has actually been performed relating to built-up residential or commercial property (BuP) award introduced in 2016 and the questions committee mentioned that there was no justification of announcing 2nd honor. The board suggested action versus those, who stopped working to safeguard state land after the very first honor.
According to the audit para, the honor of 22 BuPs was introduced besides part of domestic plots. These BuPs remained in truth unlawful constructions after the statement of initial award dated 15-05-1972 as a result of non taking possession of the respective town timely.
” Non taking of property of the land got resulted right into loss of Rs117.9 million.”
Previously, an additional audit component related to allocation of stories to persons whose land was obtained by CDA for building and construction of Islamic College in industry H-10 was talked about. The board routed CDA to submit details of all public industry colleges, which had been set aside massive pieces of land.
There is no justification for allocating a whole sector for building of one university, a board member stated.