NAB adopted policy of ‘seeing case, not face’: chairman
ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has said the Bureau had adopted the policy of ‘seeing case not face across the board under its “Accountability of All” policy.
In a statement, the anti-corruption watchdog chief said that the Bureau was committed to capture corrupt, proclaimed offenders and absconders with iron hands as the whole nation had pinned high hopes with NAB for eradication of corruption from the country.
“The bureau along with all stakeholders will come up to the expectations of the nation,” he said, adding that indiscriminate actions of the department has increased its prestige and image manifold due to visible action against the high and mighty.
He said that NAB had rejuvenated to eradicate corruption at every cost, adding that all Director Generals of NAB had been directed for not sparing any corrupt person, dragging them in the dock.
The chairman directed all ranks of the NAB staff to work hard, transparently and on merit to clean the country of corrupt elements.
Meanwhile, the Scrutiny Cell of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has started verification of all the nominations papers of candidates using modern technology.
According to ECP, data of more than 12,000 candidates has been sent to NAB, FBR and State Bank for verification and scrutiny while over 7500 nomination papers have so far been verified with the help of Online Data Scrutiny System.
ECP says that nomination papers of dozens of candidates have been declared suspicious.