KARACHI (Dunya News) – The management of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has admitted that the payment of five crore and 45 lac rupees, that was given to French company Bugatti, was a procedural mistake, and investigation of the matter is being carried out.
While talking to Dunya News, PIA spokesperson told that the money was sent just because of irregularity, not due to any corruption as PIA wants to keep its policies transparent. He further said that both internal and external interrogations are underway, and clarification of related objections has also been given to the auditor general.
According to sources, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is also probing the matter due to the violation of public procurement rules of 2004. PIA had made irregularities in payments of brakes of Airbus and Boeing planes which were purchased from the French company.