PIFRAProject for the Improvement of Financial Reporting & Auditing (Pakistan)
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It merits a mention that PIFRA is engaged to increase the accuracy, completeness, reliability, and timeliness of intra-year and year end Government financial reports in Pakistan at the national, provincial, and district levels.
The meeting was told that PIFRA is being run with the collaboration of World Bank and government of Pakistan.
The basic figures for the calculations shown here are NHA estimations (combination of PIFRA data and published survey results) which became official statistics with their publication by FBS in 2009.
This means the following analyses are based on officially published PIFRA data and do not include expenditure estimations.
Therefore we apply the detailed function classifications of the PIFRA codes which are relevant for health expenditure.
This variation in two districts may be due to differences in understanding of PIFRA classification and data recording by the regional AG and AGPR offices.
QUETTA, November 03, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Chief Secretary Balochistan Ahmed Bakhsh Lehri has said that implementation on PIFRA project aimed at improve financial reporting and auditing would help run financial affairs smoothly.
According to a notification issued here on Thursday, Yawar Abbas Director General Audit district government Lahore has been posted as Project Director Audit DRAPP, Islamabad, Zaheer Ahmad DG Accounts Works Lahore has been posted as Deputy Controller General of Accounts Islamabad, Muhammad Azam Khan Chief Controller Military Account/GHQ Rawalpindi posted as Accountant General Sindh, Akhtar Ali Chief Accounts Officer Pakistan Post Office Islamabad posted as Deputy Auditor General (IRV&MT) AGP office Islamabad, Muhammad Abdul Basir DG Operation PIFRA Islamabad posted as Deputy Auditor General (APR&SD) AGP office Islamabad and Mahfooz Ali Khan DG Audit Balochistan has been posted as Accountant General Balochistan.
He was accompanied by the Accountant General, Peshawar, Ahmad Rasool Bangash, Regional Director PIFRA Muhammad Fahim and other concerned during his tour to the Accountant General Offices.
The PIFRA shall generate regular reports for information of all Principal Accounting Officers, apprising them of the latest funding positions in respective heads.
The system under which supported procurements will have electronic linkages with Ministry of Finance and AGPR Office will also go a long way in extending FBRs visibility beyond the bounds of the organization through an interface with PIFRA system and future expansion.