Islamabad: Chief Justice Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed has given remarks that the problem is that there is no transparency in any work.
A five-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed has taken notice of the case to deal with the Corona virus. During the hearing, Chief Justice Pakistan inquired that Zakat department did not give any information, only the law was given in response. To which the Attorney General Khalid Khan said that the federal government gives zakat funds to the provinces. Provincial governments do not reach the zakat eligible, a large portion of this fund is spent on administrative expenses.
On the response of the Attorney General, the Chief Justice remarked that Zakat money cannot run for office matters, a large part of Bait-ul-Amal is spent on administrative matters, the Bidat-ul-Amal does not fund anybody, be it Sindh government or anybody. In the second province, the problem is that there is no transparency in any work, it is only stated that the aid details are not given.
Justice Omar Ata Bandial gave remarks that according to the report, the federal has collected more than 9 billion zakat, how the money is paid to the beneficiaries, nothing has been told, the federal government should audit the zakat fund. Autonomy will not be affected.