Members of Balochistan Assembly, financial experts, bureaucrats, journalists and academics on Thursday stressed on the need to make the Public Accounts Committee more empowered and effective.

“By making the Rules of business effective and empowering PAC, we could improve governance and discourage corruption more effectively,” they said during a one-day roundtable discussion on ” The Role of Parliament in Accountability and Good Governance” jointly organized by the Accountability Lab, Governance and Policy Project and Balochistan Assembly held here at Balochistan Assembly secretariat.

Public Accounts Committee Chairman Akhtar Hussain Lango, Member PAC and Provincial Minister for food Engineer Zamrak Khan Achakzai, MPA Qadir Nail, Secretary Balochistan Assembly Tahir Shah Kakar, Accountant General Balochistan Nasrullah Jan, Governance and Policy Project Strategic Communication Specialist Mehwish Saeed, Program consultant Fatima Nanghyal, retired bureaucrats, renowned journalists, teachers, students of different universities and intellectuals from different walks of lives attended the round table consultation.

Article originally published in Urdu Point