Pakistan

NAB promises improvement in light of PM’s directives: spokesman

ISLAMABAD/MULTAN: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday said that it respects the opinion of the prime minister and vowed to further improve the process of accountability in the light of PM’s directives, ARY News reported.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, addressing workers in Bahawalpur on Tuesday, had talked of ‘some hurdles in the way of government to deliver’.

He had criticized NAB of ‘laying hands on innocent masses and humiliating them’, asking the chairman of NAB to take notice of it and warned of due action if it did not stop humiliating innocent.

In response to PM’s criticism, NAB spokesman Nawazish Ali Asim today said in a statement that the opinion of the premier is respected and the anti-graft body will further improve the accountability process in the light of PM’s directives.

NAB inherited a few issues, however, speedy steps are being taken towards improvement of the anti-graft body, read the statement.

On the other hand, Chairman NAB Qamar uz Zaman said that the accountability body has pledged to eradicate corruption from the country and the purpose of its formation was to bring back the looted public wealth.

He was talking to media at NAB office in Multan, where the chairman noted that NAB Multan has recovered Rs 21 million plundered by different masses.

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