P74M travel expenses of PDEA lacked supporting docs — COA

MANILA, Philippines --- The Commission on Audit (COA) has flagged some P74.283 million in local travel expenses of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) which lacked required supporting documents.   In its 2018 audit report, the COA said PDEA spent P110.821 million in its local travels by Dec. 31, 2018. But airfare payments and liquidation reports amounting to P22.451 million, or 40.99 percent of the total travel expenses incurred for the period, had insufficient supporting documents.   COA added that PDEA submitted some 101 disbursement vouchers for various transactions amounting to P51.831 million which also lacked official receipts.   "This sit...

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