MI Breaking News
Spread the news

PAC chairman Wong Kah Woh with Auditor-General Datuk Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid at Parliament Building, October 28, 2021. — Bernama pic
PAC chairman Wong Kah Woh with Auditor-General Datuk Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid at Parliament Building, October 28, 2021. — Bernama pic

Follow us on Instagram and subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates.


KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 28 — The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will call up Treasury secretary-general Datuk Asri Hamidon and Customs director-general Datuk Seri Abdul Latif Abdul Kadir next month over the incomplete uCustoms system project.

PAC chairman Wong Kah Woh said the proceedings on the project would be held on November 10 and 18.

“We will call them to give an explanation to the PAC first before deciding on calling other witnesses,” he told a press conference at the Parliament building, today.

The  Auditor-General’s Report (LKAN) 2019 Series 2 tabled in the Dewan Rakyat recently revealed that the uCustoms system of the Royal Malaysian Customs Department to replace the Customs Information System failed to be completed within 86 months after being given five extensions of time (EOT).

According to the report, a total of RM272.99 million had been paid to the suppliers and Project Management Office, while only one Liquidated Ascertained Damage (LAD) amounting to RM55,660 was imposed.

Wong said the PAC was also expected to hold proceedings on the issue of irregular payments involving the Government’s Integrated Trunk Radio Network Project amounting to RM499.18 million in December.

The LKAN Year 2020 which was released today found that the claim payment for the maintenance cost of the project has been paid without the validation of the Key Performance Indicator (KPI) report. — Bernama

Click to rate this post!
[Total: 0 Average: 0]

Spread the news
Advertisement

Kazzylen Web Analytics.


Kazzylen Analytics lets you measure your heatmap as well as track your Flash, video, and websites and applications & more. Register & get access to all Analystics on our website FREE
Previous articleMACC says will deploy personnel to monitor Melaka election process
Next articleEquitable access to programmes, data important to address urban poor and women’s issues, says Lembah Pantai MP