Chairman NAB satisfied over 6 months performance

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau Honorable Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal chaired a high level meeting at NAB headquarters.

The meeting was attended by deputy chairman NAB, prosecutor general and senior officials. The meeting reviewed the performance of regional bureaus especially six month performance of prosecution and operation divisions of NAB since taking charge by the chairman. The meeting was informed that most of the orders issued by the chairman have been implemented.

In last six months NAB authorised complaint verification of 55 complaints including 39 inquiries and 33 investigations. NAB arrested 226 persons and filed 197 corruption references in various accountability courts. While 27 persons were also sentenced on proving corruption charges.

Chairman NAB expressed satisfaction over the six months performance of NAB said that the marked improvement has been noted in the performance of NAB. Accountability for All policy Is being actively pursued by NAB.

NAB is interested only vigorously pursuing the policy of work, work and work only.

Chairman directed NAB officers to redouble their efforts and use all available resources arresting the absconders. No laxity will be tolerated in this regard.

He directed Officials of head office as well as regional staff to complete the complaint verification in two months, four months inquiries and investigation in 4 months already stipulated time frame. He also sought a detailed report in this regard.

He directed to arrest Proclaimed Offenders and Absconders. He warned strict action against the officers on showing any laxity.