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Auditor General

1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Canada) a federal official responsible for auditing government departments and making an annual report
2. (Accounting & Book-keeping) (in Canada) a federal official responsible for auditing government departments and making an annual report
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au′ditor gen′eral

Canadian. an appointed official who audits the accounts of the federal or provincial government.
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Talking to Auditor General of Pakistan Javed Jahangir who led a delegation, which called on him at the Governor House, Imran Ismail said that detection of wastage of public funds and other negativities can help control corruption, according to a statement.
The amount follows the audited accounts of the counties by the Auditor General on the list of pending bills for the period ended June 2018 in February this year.
ISLAMABAD -- President Dr Arif Alvi, for the first time in the country's history, ordered the audit of the Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP).
Talking with Auditor General of Pakistan Javed Jehangir here at CM house, he also agreed with the need to further strengthen existing audit system.
ISLAMABAD -- Auditor General of Pakistan Javed Jehangir called on President Dr Arif Alvi in Islamabad on Wednesday and presented his organization's annual report.
ISLAMABAD -- President Dr Arif Alvi has stressed that the Auditor General office should employ latest techniques to make the audit process more effective.
Contributing to the debate on the Auditor General's budget proposals, MP for Selebi Phikwe West, Mr Dithapelo Keorapetse emphasised the importance of having an independent Auditor General, saying it was crucial for effective governance.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) has refused to get its accounts audited, says a report of the Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) on accounts of federal government departments for 2017-18.
'The Auditor General's press statement read by any ordinary person without the benefit of all the documents and testimony pertaining to 1MDB, suggests that our client had attempted to cover up the alleged wrongdoings in 1MDB and of Jho Low,' read the statement released by law firm Shafee and Co, referring to fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho.