Islamabad, May 15, 2017: Mr. Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman NAB chaired a meeting to review performance of all wings of NAB Headquarter. He said that there is no shortcut to hard work and commitment. NAB believes in “Zero corruption, 100% Development”. He said that the Planning Commission of Pakistan for the first time has made Anti-Corruption part of development agenda in Pakistan which is very encouraging in the context of Governance and included a chapter devoted to issues of corruption in the 11th five year plan in order to achieve the goals set in the 11th five years plan for eradication of corruption.
He said that starting with the year 2014 which can be called basically a year of re-invigoration of NAB, we have moved with new zeal and effort. Through detailed introspection and analysis of organizational weaknesses, overhaul of procedures and business processes, all pillars of the organization i.e. Operations, Prosecution, Human Resource Development and Awareness and Prevention have been reactivated. He said that an effective accountability mechanism is quintessential for economic growth, investment and stability of social order. The intervention by NAB has acted as a catalyst, as transparency is a prerequisite for promoting investment and economic growth.
He said that NAB has established its Forensic Science Lab (FSL) in NAB Rawalpindi which has facilities of Digital Forensics, Questioned Documents and Fingerprint Analysis. On bilateral cooperation, NAB has signed MoU with China to streamline and structure and cooperation in the fields of anti-corruption. In the context of CPEC this cooperation will further boost confidence in projects undertaken in Pakistan.
He said that NAB is committed to combat corruption with the realization that eradication of corruption is our national duty and it would result in common well and that we all are together in eradication of corruption. He said that NAB is determined to corruption free Pakistan with “Zero corruption, 100% Development” and directed all officers of NAB to demonstrate absolute fairness, transparency and merit in discharge of their national duties.