ISLAMABAD – President Dr. Arif Alvi has promulgated the National Accountability Ordinance (Second Amendment), 2019 barring NAB from acting against the business community. The new law offers more protection to public office-holders or government officials while at the same time excludes several financial sectors. Under the National Accountability Ordinance, inquiries and investigations shall stand transferred […]
ISLAMABAD – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retired) Javed Iqbal has assured the business community that his officials will not interfere in the affairs of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). NAB officials will not call any businessman or trader, he said on Sunday while addressing a press conference in Islamabad. The development comes […]
National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) Lahore chapter on Friday freezed 150 bank accounts of the family members of Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif. According to sources, a letter had been written to the State Bank by the anti-graft watchdog after which the central bank freezed […]
Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and the party’s Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari appeared before the National Accountability Bureau in Islamabad on Wednesday and recorded their statements in the fake accounts case. On the occasion, strict security arrangements were put in place in the surroundings of the NAB office.
LAHORE – Accountability Court today allowed Punjab Police to meet former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif for taking his statement in Model Town incident 2014. Judge Arshad Malik conducted hearing on a plea filed by Deputy Superintendent of Police Muhammad Iqbal seeking court permission to visit Nawaz Sharif in Kot Lakhpat Jail regarding the matter. […]
LAHORE – An accountability court indicted Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif and others accused in Ashiana Housing scam in Lahore on Monday. Accountability Court Judge Najam ul Hassan heard the case. Those who have been indicted include Fawad Hassan Fawad, Ahad Cheema, Shahid Shafique, Bilal Qadwai and Imtiaz Haider.
ISLAMABAD – Chairman National Accountability Bureau Javed Iqbal has said the bureau is making serious efforts to bring back the plundered billions of rupees of the nation from abroad to the national exchequer. He was chairing a meeting held in Islamabad on Friday to review the performance of operation and prosecution divisions of NAB. Chairman […]
ISLAMABAD – Chairman National Accountability Bureau Justice Retired Javed Iqbal says the eradication of corruption from the country is a collective duty of everyone. Addressing federal secretaries in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said presently there is supremacy of law and constitution in the country and bureaucracy should not accept any political pressure. Chairman NAB said […]
ISLAMABAD – Federal Cabinet has decided to send the JIT report on money laundering and fake bank accounts case immediately to NAB as directed by Supreme Court of Pakistan. Briefing the decisions taken in cabinet meeting today, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar said JIT report clearly indicates that money laundering and […]
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. […]