NAB is strictly pursuing the policy of ‘Accountability for All’: Chairman Nab - AsiaNet-Pakistan

NAB is strictly pursuing the policy of ‘Accountability for All’: Chairman Nab

November 13, 2020 | | Share:

Islamabad, November 13, 2020 (PPI-OT): A meeting of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was held under the chairmanship of Honourable Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB to review overall performance of NAB at NAB Headquarter. Hussain Asgar, Deputy Chairman NAB, Syed Asghar Haider, Prosecutor General Accountability (PGA), Zahir Shah, DG Operations NAB and other senior officers of NAB were present at the meeting. While DG’s of all regional bureaus attended the meeting via video link. Honourable Justice Mr. Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB said that NAB is strictly pursuing the policy of accountability for all.

NAB is an apex anti-corruption organization of the country which has assigned a gigantic task of eradication of corruption and to recover looted money from corrupt elements. Chairman NAB said that taking mega corruption cases/white collar crime cases to logical conclusion is top most priority of NAB. NAB strongly believes in conducting the inquiries and investigations of white collar crimes on scientific lines that too after collecting solid evidence as per law.

During the meeting, it was informed that out of 179 mega corruption cases, NAB had filed 97 corruption references in different accountability courts, while 57 references had been taken to logical conclusion. Currently, out of 179 mega corruption references, 10 inquiries and 15 investigations are under process. The meeting was informed by DG operations, that out of 179 mega corruption cases, NAB had filed 97 corruption references in different accountability courts, while 57 references had been taken to logical conclusion. Currently, out of 179 mega corruption references, 10 inquiries and 15 investigations are under process.

The meeting reviewed the latest progress on Reko Dek project reference filed in Accountability Court Quetta about causing a loss of billions of rupees to the national exchequer. The meeting also reviewed latest progress on the cases against former Prime Ministers Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Shaukat Aziz, Raja Pervez Ashraf, Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, former President Asif Al Zardari, former CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, former CM Balochistan, Nawab Aslam Khan Raisani, Sardar Sanaullah Zerhi, CM Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, former CM Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Ishaq Dar, Khawaja Saad Rafique, Dr Asim Hussain, Ahsan Iqbal, Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, Sarwar Khan, Noor ul Haq Qadri, Dr Zafar Mirza, Babar Khan Ghouri, Manzoor Wasan, Agha Siraj Durrani, Syed Khursheed Shah, Jam Khan Shoro, Sharjeel Inam Memon, Adil Siddique, Waseem Akhtar, Sardar Ashiq Gopang, Barjees Tahir, Ejaz Jakhrani, Rana Sanaullah, Sabtain Khan, Sher Ali Gorchani, former Deputy Speaker, Punjab Assembly, Aleem Khan, Ahmed Khan Baloch, Sahibzada Mehmood Zeb, Syed Asif Akhtar Hashmi, Ex-Chairman Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB), Sher Azam Khan, Amir Muqam, Captain Safdar, Sardar Mehtab Abbasi, Usman Saifullah, Anwar Saifullah, Asfandyaar Kakar, Asim Kurd, Saadat Anwar, Rehmat Baloch, Hamza Shahbaz, Suleman Shahbaz, Hassan Nawz, Hussain Nawaz, Ahad Cheema, Fawad Hassan Fawad, Amjad Ali Khan, Siddique Memon, Manzoor Kaka, Shahid ul Islam, Uzma Adil, Saeed Ahmed Khan, Tahir Basharat Cheema, Abdul Ghani Majeed, Anwar Majeed, Hussain Lawai, Ghulam Mustafa Phal, Farkhand Iqbal, Imtiaz Inayat Elahi, Kamran Lashari, Ghulam Sarwar Sindhu, Murtaza Malik, Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera, Kamran Shafi, Mudarba/Musharka accused Mufti Ehsan, Ghulam Rasool Ayubi, Bank of Khyber, Iftikhar Rahim, former Chairman WWB, KP, Billion Tree Tsunami, Roosevelt Hotel, K-Electric, Amalgamation of KASB Bank into Bank Islami, Sugar Subsidy Scam, art napping of precious and rare paintings from Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA), China Cutting in the surroundings of Quaid-e-Azam’s mausoleum and illegal construction and infringement of building bye laws by Karachi Cosmopolitan Authority, Blue World Housing Scheme, Rawalpindi, probe against Atif Zaman on looting billion of rupees through cheating public at large including anchor Mureed Abbas late on false promise of giving inflated profits in the name of tyre business and illegal housing/cooperative societies and others including distribution of billions of rupees to the affectees of Fizaia Housing Society, Karachi.

The Honourable Chairman NAB directed all Regional Bureaus for logical conclusion of all cases as per law. He said that NAB’s top most priority is to eradicate the menace of corruption with zero tolerance in order to ensure corruption free Pakistan. The performance of nab has been lauded by the reputed national and international organizations. The World Economic Forum and Transparency as NAB has recovered Rs. 466 billion since its inception with a conviction ratio of 68.8 percent. Chairman NAB directed the officials to complete complaint verifications, inquiries and investigations so that the looted amount could be deposited in the national exchequer.

For more information, contact:
National Accountability Bureau (NAB)
Attaturk Avenue G-5/2, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-111-NAB-NAB (111-622-622)
Fax: +92-51-9214503
Email: chairman@nab.gov.pk, infonab@nab.gov.pk
Website: www.nab.gov.pk

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