The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) presented the report showing recoveries of more than Rs400 billion from the sugar mills on the orders of the premier.
The decision was taken in a session chaired by NAB chairman Justice Retd Javed Iqbal today for reviewing the report of sugar commission.
The letter stated that the anti-corruption watchdog should commence a comprehensive probe into the matter.
The premier said that the committee will forward recommendations for reformations in the law.
Ali Zaidi said that the developments in the sugar scandal will not stop and the responsible persons will get punished.
The spokesperson to Prime Minister Imran Khan, Nadeem Afzal Chan, said on Friday that the premier is committed to holding indiscriminate accountability of all corrupt people.
PM Imran Khan praised the high-level investigation and publication of the probe report of sugar scandal while chairing a meeting of the ruling party and government spokespersons today.
The meeting between Jahangir Tareen and Moonis Elahi held at the time when the federal government hinted the release of the inquiry commission's report on sugar crisis next week.
Firdous Ashiq Awan said the testing capacity for coronavirus will be enhanced to 20,000 by the end of May.
Director General NAB Rawalpindi, Irfan Naeem Mangi will lead the joint investigative team consisting of individuals from other Law Enforcing Agencies of the country.