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The National Accountability Bureau is Pakistan's apex anti-corruption organization. It is charged with the responsibility of elimination of corruption through a holistic approach of awareness, prevention and enforcement. It operates under the National Accountability Ordinance-1999. With its headquarter at Islamabad, it has seven regional offices at Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi, Multan and Sukkur. It takes cognizance of all offences falling within the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO).

For the initial three years, the focus of its functions was directed only at detection, investigation and prosecution of white-collar crime. Those prosecuted include politicians, public service officials and other citizens who were either guilty of gross abuse of powers, or through corruption had deprived the national exchequer of millions or resorted to other corrupt practices. In February 2002, NAB launched the National Anticorruption Strategy (NACS) project. The NACS team conducted broad based surveys, studied external models of international anti-corruption agencies and involved local stakeholder. All pillars of National Integrity System were studied in detail. After identifying the causes of corruption in each pillar, a comprehensive strategy and a detail action plan was recommended. Breaking away from traditional enforcement based routines NACS has recommended a comprehensive process. Relevant amendments have been made in NAO and now NAB is empowered to undertake prevention and awareness in addition to its enforcement functions.



The National Accountability Bureau is to be a credible, effective, efficient and dynamic anti-corruption organization creating an enabling environment for a corrupt free society.



The National Accountability Bureau is to work to eliminate corruption through a comprehensive approach encompassing prevention, awareness, monitoring and combating.



The National Accountability Bureau derives its objectives from its approved project document titled 'National Anti Corruption Strategy' or NACS and defines them as follows:

Short Term Setting in motion systemic improvements that will strengthen the national integrity system and the people against corruption.

Long Term The elimination of corruption by engaging all the stakeholders in the fight against corruption, through a programme, which is holistic, comprehensive and progressive.



  • Setting up of a National Accountability Bureau so as to eradicate corruption and corrupt practices and hold accountable all those persons accused of such practices and matters.

  • Take effective measures for the detection, investigation and prosecution of cases involving corruption, corrupt practices, misuse / abuse of powers, misappropriation of property, kickbacks & commissions and ensuring speedy disposal.

  • Recovery of the outstanding amount from those persons who have committed willful default in repayments to banks, development finance institutions (DFIs), government and other agencies.

  • Implement policies and procedures for awareness, prevention, monitoring and combating corruption in the society.



For better future of our generations.
For implementation of transparency.
For speedy accountability drive.

Provide evidence against CORRUPT PUBLIC OFFICE HOLDER
Guide us through constructive critique & suggestions.
Provide information regarding money being siphoned abroad and regarding foreign assets of fugitives and their activities.

What Do You Get In Return
Informers are rewarded, if evidence leads to conviction.
More details available on personal contact.
While Passing Information Fill In Following:

1. Identity
Name of the individual or group involved in corruption. For example Mr. XYZ or ABC Company or ABC Group of Companies etc.

2. Occupation
Occupation/status or position of the individual. For example Chairman XYZ, Political figure, Civil Bureaucrat Name, Ministry of XYZ, Director of ABC Group etc.

3. Address
Official / Business / Residential or Hideout.

4. Type of Corruption
Type of corruption indulged in. For example Corruption and corrupt practices, Misuse of Authority, Bank default and Loan write off.

5. Assets
The known or suspected assets of the culprit.

6. Evidence.
a. Evidence Held.
b. Where evidence is held or can be obtained.
c. Name(s) and addresses of witnesses.

7. Miscellaneous information.
Any thing which is not covered above.
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