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Auditor general says minister lied to House panel

ANIL GIRI, Dec 27 Kathmandu
Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari and Auditor General Tanka Mani Sharma have made different claims regarding the purchase of two wide-body aircraft by Nepal Airlines Corporation.During a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Parliament on Tuesday, Minister Adhikari had claimed that the payment for the purchase of the two Airbus A330 jets was made after consulting with the officials at the Office of the Auditor General (OAG).
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