ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau has approved inquiries against former chief minister of KP and newly appointed Defence Minister Pervez Khattak.
NAB has approved 14 inquiries against different persons including, Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani and others in different corruption cases.
Chairman NAB Javed Iqbal has chaired the Executive Board Meeting where the decision about inquiries was taken.
The inquiry against Pervez Khattak relates to the time when he was chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The meeting also approved inquiries against Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar, Director General Sindh Building Control Authority Iftikhar Qaimkhani and former Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh Imtiaz Mallah.
It also approved a reference against former Minister of Technical Education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nawabzada Mehmood Zeb, former Minister of Food Balochistan Izhar Hussain and former MNA Sultan Muhammad Hanjra.
Chairman NAB, Javed Iqbal said Bureau is pursuing its policy of ‘Accountability for All’ without any pressure and will take up cases of mega corruption on the priority basis.