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Chairman NAB Javed Iqbal reviews ongoing inquiries

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice retired Javed Iqbal, chaired a Bureau’s high-level meeting to review ongoing inquiries, ARY News reported on Wednesday.

The meeting that was held at NAB’s headquarters in Islamabad here was attended by its officers hailing from operation division and other seniors.

“Progress into 179 ongoing mega corruption cases was reviewed during the meeting of the anti-watch dog,” the spokesman of the NAB said.

Addressing the participants of the meeting, Mr Javed Iqbal said, NAB is working on the policy of across the board accountability.

“Strict steps are being taken for corruption free Pakistan,” Chairman National Accountability Bureau, Javed Iqbal contented.

NAB Chairman Justice retired Javed Iqbal, yesterday, had agreed to meet political leaders of the country.

According to NAB’s spokesperson, the Chairman is ready to meet political personalities of the country, after a letter penned by leaders hailing from opposition benches.

It is worthwhile to mention here that Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Akhtar Mengal, Naveed Qamar, Ahsan Iqbal and Asad Mehmood requested Chairman NAB for a meeting through a letter.

Chairman NAB, on Thursday (December 6) while ruling out allegations of nepotism, had said the bureau is carrying out across the board accountability.

Responding to the critics, he said NAB is an independent body and has no sympathies for any political party or an individual.

The head of anti-graft watchdog said, the NAB had recovered rs 297billion and distributed among  the affected, who were deprived of their money, adding that the bureau will come up to the expectations of the countrymen.



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