Congress created the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) to provide independent and objective oversight of Afghanistan reconstruction projects and activities.
SIGAR's oversight mission, as defined by the Section(s) 1229 (and 842) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (P.L. 110-181), is to provide independent and objective:
P.L. 110-181 also directs SIGAR to submit a Quarterly Report to Congress. This congressionally mandated report summarizes SIGAR's audits and investigative activities. The report provides an overview of reconstruction activities in Afghanistan and includes a detailed statement of all obligations, expenditures, and revenues associated with reconstruction.