Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Hussain Asghar appointed as NAB deputy chairman


ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has approved the appointment of Hussain Asghar as deputy chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), ARY News reported on Thursday.

Hussain Asghar has been appointed as NAB deputy chairman after formal approval of President Alvi after consultation with the anti-corruption watchdog’s chairman, Justice (Retd.) Javed Iqbal.

A notification was also released in this regards.

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The newly-appointed official was belonged to police group and he had retired as Grade 22 rank officer. Asghar had performed his duties as Director General of Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) in Punjab and Inspector General (IG) Gilgit-Baltistan.

He had also served the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and played vital role in conclusion of Hajj corruption case during Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)’s tenure.

Earlier on April 22, Justice (Retd.) Javed Iqbal had suspended NAB deputy director in Karachi, Muhammad Nadeem Sajid, for three months over finding him guilty in negligence.


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