NAB Approves Three Corruption References

NAB Approves Three Corruption References

ISLAMABAD (9 News) – Meeting of the Executive Board of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) under the chair of Chairman Justice (rtd) Javed Iqbal has given approval to file three corruption references, investigations and inquires.

The Board accorded approval to file a new corruption reference against former information minister Sharjeel Memon. The anti-graft body approved inquiry against Fawad Hassan Fawad in connection with the matter of Port Qasim Authority matter, while the meeting decided not to inquire sales and income tax matters.

Addressing the meeting, NAB Chairman Javed Iqbal reiterated the Bureau’s commitment to eradicate corruption from the society and take the mega corruption cases to their logical end. He said NAB has so far recovered 71 billion rupees and deposited in the national kitty.

He also mentioned that they resolved the issues of traders and established a cell in the NAB offices for solution or reviewing the problems of businessman.

Earlier, the NAB has started investigations against PPP leader Syed Khurshid Shah.  The NAB has sent a letter to the Dadu deputy commissioner, ordering him to send details of the property owned by Syed Khurshid Shah and his family within five days.

The NAB has sought the details of the property Khurshid Shah, his two wives, son, daughters and nephews.

Moreover, the NAB has also sought the details of the property of Sindh Minister for Transport Awais Qadir and Junair Qadir.


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