Pakistan committed to UN convention against corruption: Chairman NAB

ISLAMABAD – Chairman National Accountability Bureau Justice (Rtd) Javed Iqbal has said corruption undermines economic development and deprives deserving persons from their due rights.

In a statement on Saturday, he said Pakistan is committed to United Nations Convention against Corruption in eradicating it through its three pronged Anti Corruption Strategy of Awareness, Prevention and Enforcement.

He said NAB since its inception received about 3, 99,861 complaints from individuals and private or public organizations. He said that NAB’s prime focus is on cases of cheating public at large by fraudulent financial companies, money laundering, bank frauds, willful bank loan defaults, misuse of authority and embezzlement of state funds by Government servants.