ISLAMABAD The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Tuesday was informed that Rs 100 billion tax recovery cases were pending for a long time. Among these cases, the disputed tax recovery cases of Rs 37 billion are sub judice in the apex court, Chairman Federal Board of Revenue Sohail Ahmed informed the committee, which was held in order to review the audit report of FBR for the year 2008-09. He further said that some 6017 recovery cases were pending in the High Courts. He said that FBR collected 70 per cent of the revenue being collected in the country. Appreciating the performance of FBR, the Chairman PAC Ch Nisar said that no leniency should be made about the money of national exchequer. However, he also asked to develop friendly ties with taxpayers. The Committee also constituted a special committee to probe tax-evasion tactics and monopoly related matters of the automobile industry of the country. Adding his point, Khawaja Muhammad Asif asked FBR to provide the details of income tax and wealth tax paid by Gen Pervez Musharraf during the last ten years. During the meeting, some participants including Khwaja Asif and Hamid Yar Hiraj discussed that the automobile and tractor manufacturing industry was looting the people in the name of 'own. They asked the committee to probe the matter thoroughly. Taking action this practice, Ch Nisar directed the special committee to probe into the matter and present its report within two months. The committee also discussed the misuse of government vehicles by different ministries and divisions and said that if the same practice continues, the relevant Principal Accounting Officer (PAO) would be held accountable. It was informed that Ministry of Human Rights, NAB, and Economic Affairs Division were not sharing details of official vehicles and their use with the Auditor Generals office. Giving his remarks, the Chairman PAC said that how could the NAB conduct accountability of others while the department itself needed accountability. It was informed that only 24 ministries and divisions have so far submitted record of their vehicles. Observing the situation, the Chairman PAC asked for taking measures for monitoring the proper usage of government vehicles.