ISLAMABAD: Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB has said that NAB has adopted seeing case not face policy to nab corrupt in line with its “Accountability of All’ policy.
NAB is committed to nab corrupt, Proclaimed Offenders and Absconders with iron hands by utilizing all resources. NAB is absolutely committed to eradication corruption from Pakistan. He said that due to the visible and indiscriminate actions of NAB against corrupt has increased its prestige and image manifold. He said this while addressing NAB officers.
He said that NAB is Pakistan’s apex anti-corruption organization. The present management of NAB after assuming the responsibility chalked out an effective and comprehensive National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) for eradication of corruption and corrupt practices from Pakistan. NAB’s National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) for eradication of corruption has acknowledged by national and international organizations which is pride for Pakistan due to NAB efforts.
He said that the year 2017 was the year of rejuvenation of NAB in order to inquire/investigate corruption cases on merit without any fear and favor. He said that NAB has rationalized its workload and timelines have been prescribed for efficient, effective and expeditious disposal of cases putting a maximum limit of 10 months. In order to ensure uniformity and standardization, the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for investigation officers (IOs) in vogue were reviewed and revised. This has not only lending quality to the work but also ensuring that no single individual can influence the official proceedings of NAB.
He said that the implementation of enforcement measures and prosecution matters are being monitored in NAB through daily, weekly and monthly reports and inspections. He said that NAB is committed with the realization that eradication of corruption is our national duty. He said that NAB’s performance is considered as record achievement with overall convictions of 77% which will be increased in the years to come.
He said that today eradication of corruption is the voice of the whole nation. NAB is geared up to come up to the expectations of the nation as the whole is with NAB to root out the menace of corruption with iron hands.