ISLAMABAD (APP) - Secretary Economic Affairs Division Sibtain Fazal Halim on Friday told Special Committee of Public Account Committee that Pakistan would appeal to the United Nations for US $ 2 billion donation for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of flood affected areas and victims of the devastating floods in the country. The special committee, which met with Riaz Peerzada in the chair at the Parliament House, reviewed the audit objections on the monetary matters of the Information Ministry and Economic Affairs Division (EAD) for the year of 1994 and 1995. To a question of Riaz Fatyana, the EAD Secretary told the committee that the UN had committed $459.7m flood relief funds out of which $412m had been received. Pakistan would appeal to the UN for further $ 2 billion donations. He said of the commitments of $1.4b had been made by different countries out of which $ 338 million had been received. Halim further stated that the Asian Devolvement Bank had committed $ 2 billion, the World Bank $ one billion and the Islamic Development Bank $ 730 million for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of flood affected people. Regarding the objections from Audit Department, the PAC directed the EAD Secretary to settle the objection within a month.The committee also reviewed the audit objections of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and subordinate organizations including Pakistan Television (PTV) and Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) and directed the Information Secretary to settle all these paras. Chairman of Special Committee-III Riaz Peerzada appreciated President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minster Syed Yusaf Raza Gilani for their liberal policy towards PTV and Associated Press of Pakistan. He said the PTV was doing impartial and fair reporting of every event and it was not projecting the foreign agenda as some media groups were doing. Replying to a query of Riaz Fatyana about fund raising through telethon, PTV Managing Director Arshad Khan said that Rs250m had been collected out of total pledges of Rs470m made by the people during the transmission. Committee members Riaz Ftayana, Nadeem Afzal Chan and Saeed Ahmad Zafar, Secretary Information and Broadcasting, Secretary Economic Affairs division, MD APP Muhammad Riaz Khan, MD PTV Arshad Khan, senior officials of the ministries and the Director General Audit attended the meeting.