PAC postpones A-G’s final 1MDB report
PETALING JAYA: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has postponed the Auditor-General’s (A-G) final report on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scheduled for February 24 and February 25 until further notice, The Malaysian Insider reported today.
According to the report, PAC members received a message from its secretary Johan Afandi last night, notifying them of the postponement.
“Greetings Dato’/Datuk/YB, it is informed that considering many PAC members are abroad, some fulfilling their umrah (minor pilgrimage) and other important commitments, the tabling of the Auditor-General’s Final Report on 1MDB scheduled for February 24 and 25 has been postponed to a date that will be informed later, thank you – Johan Afandi, PAC secretary,” said the message.
On February 11, the PAC said it would first review the A-G’s final report on 1MDB, scheduled to be presented to the committee on February 24 and 25.
The PAC probe into 1MDB began in May 2015 when it ordered the A-G to look into the state-owned firm’s accounts since its formation in 2009.
The debt-ridden 1MDB has been mired in controversies over the past year, making local and global headlines.
Former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad has also relentlessly criticised 1MDB and the chairman of its Board of Advisors, Prime Minister Najib Razak over the firm’s debt