NAB chairman reviews watchdog’s progress
ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Javed Iqbal on Thursday reiterated his resolve to make Pakistan a corruption free state and announced to bring the corrupts and proclaimed offenders to justice.
According to the details, Javed Iqbal chaired a high-level meeting at NAB headquarter and reviewed overall progress of all the bureaus.
He said that NAB believed in elimination of irregularities and vowed to make the country a corruption free state.
The NAB chairman directed all the bureaus to bring mega corruption cases to their logical end on emergency bases and asked to refer other routine cases to the concerned anti-corruption agencies.
He said that NAB did not believe in victimization and urged the officials to give due respect to all the visitors
The NAB chairman told the meeting that during the span of last one year, 44315 complaints had been registered, 227 inquiries launched, 440 references filed and Rs2580 million recovered from the plunderers.
According to the Gallup and Gilani survey 59 per cent people expressed their trust in NAB, he concluded.
Govt decides to expedite probe of high-profile cases
It is pertinent to mention here that Fawad Chaudhry, On October 11, had said that the government had decided to expedite investigation of high-profile cases currently taken up by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
Addressing a press briefing here after the Federal Cabinet meeting, the minister said, “We are trying the country to stand on its own feet and some strong steps are to be taken in this regard.”