Shahzad Ahmad Awan
Head of Internal Audit (Acting)
The mission of Internal Audit Department is to provide an independent and objective assurance and consulting services that is guided by a philosophy of adding value to improve the operations of the Company.
The Company has an independent Internal Audit Department under the Listed Companies (Code of Corporate Governance) Regulations, 2019 and Public Sector Companies (Corporate Governance) Rules, 2017. The activities of the department are performed not only at Head Office but also extend to all distribution regions and transmission offices, guided by comprehensive specific audit programs.
Internal Audit coverage includes all aspects of the Company's in activities in accordance with the Internal A udit Charter approved by the Audit Committee of Directors. With a highly qualified and competent team, internal audit has not only positioned itself to guide the Company on the internal control front but also recommended improvements in control system.
The Internal Audit Department operates under the guidance of Head of Internal Audit and reports directly to the Board Audit Committee. The Board Audit Committee reviews and approves the Annual Audit Plan and discusses the audit findings. From an administrative perspective, the Internal Audit Department reports to the Chief Executive Officer of the Company.