Islamabad - Additional Registrar Supreme Court of Pakistan has urged the budget and accounts examiners to strictly observe the PPRA rules to ensure transparency.

Additional Registrar SC Izzat Jahan Aqdus expressed these views in the certificate awarding ceremony at the conclusion of a one-week training course on “How to be an Effective Nazir/Budget and Accounts Examiner” for budget and accounts examiners from all over Pakistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan here in the Federal Judicial Academy on Saturday.

Regarding the capacity building training, she said the need of training arises for capacity building and improving service delivery which is an integral part for professional development. She said the benefits of trainings are ample. Consider this one week training as an opportunity and ensure devoted participation so that public money could be utilized efficiently and transparently. “Remember, you people are the custodian of the public money,” she said.

Aqdus said that an effective budget officer is one who is vigilant, creative and planner. “In today’s minutely changing world, your role is more than a traditional munshi. Apply modern means of smart learning to learn about effective financial management.” She assured that she would vigorously plead with the auditor general of Pakistan for their training at the Audit and Accounts Training Institute.

Presenting his welcome speech and an overview of the training course, Judge Parvaiz Ali Chawla, senior director, spoke about subjects and their importance and said trainings are necessary for effective institutional functionality; therefore, the Academy always arranges course with realistic and practical approach. “Etiquette is essential for making a good impression. All of us, including those who are related to administration of justice system must observe courteous and orderly behaviour. This is why we included one very important subject in the training called “etiquettes and manners” to enlighten the participants, whatever you leant about etiquettes and manners, you must practice in your practical life,” he concluded.