NAB would chase cor­rupt all around, vows NAB chief

The Financial Daily - - NATIONAL -

IS­LAM­ABAD: Chair­man Na­tional Ac­count­abil­ity Bureau (NAB) Jus­tice (Retd) Javed Iqbal Wed­nes­day said the NAB would chase the cor­rupt ev­ery­where in the world and would not let them go free, says a Press re­lease.

"Cor­rup­tion is mother of all evils and the Bureau is com­mit­ted to root out cor­rup­tion as erad­i­ca­tion of cor­rup­tion is our na­tional duty, he said while ad­dress­ing a sem­i­nar on "Our Faith, Cor­rup­tion free Pak­istan".

He said NAB is ac­tively work­ing for across the board ac­count­abil­ity and as many as 400 ref­er­ences have been filed by the bureau. Chair­man told that Pak­istan has im­proved it num­ber in the list in terms of cor­rup­tion erad­i­ca­tion. He told that Pak­istan was on 160 in the cor­rup­tion list and now the coun­try has made place on num­ber 107. Re­spond­ing to a ques­tion by stu­dents he in­formed that a to­tal of 59% Pak­ista­nis have shown sat­is­fac­tion on per­for­mance of NAB.

Jus­tice (Retd) Javed Iqbal said a witch-hunt against NAB was ini­ti­ated by few cor­rupt cir­cles to avoid ac­count­abil­ity but peo­ple have re­jected this neg­a­tive move. He re­it­er­ated his re­solve that NAB will keep work­ing for the ac­count­abil­ity with­out any dis­crim­i­na­tion and soon poor in the coun­try will en­joy ba­sic pre­rog­a­tives.

The event was also ad­dressed by Dr. Ma­soom Yas­in­zai, Rec­tor IIUI who sug­gested that gov­ern­ment must in­clude cor­rup­tion erad­i­ca­tion in the cur­ricu­lum in the light of Is­lamic teach­ings. He said that ac­count­abil­ity and jus­tice are hand to min­gle and na­tion is lucky that both at­tribute be­ing per­fectly ob­served in the coun­try. He stressed that youth must be sen­si­tized to ad­dress the men­ace of cor­rup­tion as it was a global is­sue and it can be de­feated through an im­per­a­tive con­tri­bu­tion by the ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tu­tions.

Dr. Muham­mad Tahir Khalily, VP IIUI de­liv­ered a note of thanks on the oc­ca­sion to Chair­man NAB and vowed for ar­rang­ing such ac­tiv­i­ties in fu­ture as well.

The event was also at­tended by DGNAB, Mo­ham­mad Altaf Bawanny, IIUI act­ing Pres­i­dent Dr. Aq­das Naveed Malik, IIUI Vice Pres­i­dent, Dr. Muham­mad Mu­nir, Dr. Farkhanda Zia, Di­rec­tors Gen­eral, Di­rec­tors, other rel­e­vant of­fi­cials, teach­ers and stu­dents.

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