ISLAMABAD Jun 06, 2918 :- A meeting of Executive Board of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chaired by Honourable Justice Mr. Javed Iqbal was held at NAB Headquarters. The meeting took following decisions. It may be noted that NAB complaint verifications, inquiries and Investigations are being initiated on the basis of alleged deaths allegations only which are not final. NAB would check the veracity of alleged allegations as per law before initiating converting into inquiry proceedings. EBM has authorised conducting inquiry against former Prime Ministers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and others for misuse of authority and allegedly illegal awarding LNG Terminal contract to favourite company for 15 years without completion of all codal formalities. They have been accused of inflicting billions of losses to national exchequer. EBM authorized inquiry against former chief minister Sindh, former secretary culture , tourism department and others. They have been accused of corruption and awarding contracts of Sindh Cultural Festival 2014 against the rules this allegedly caused Rs127 million loss to national kitty. EBM authorised inquiry against chief minister Punjab, relevant secretaries, former MPA from Chiniot and management of Ramzan Sugar Mills Chiniot as they have been accused of involved in inflicting losses to national kitty and misuse of authority. The EBM approved filing of reference against former chairman Karachi Port Trust vice Admiral Retd Ahmed Hayat , former General Manager KPT Brig Retd Syed Jamshed Zaidi and Messers Karachi International Containers Terminal. They have been accused of illegal extension in contract causing Rs 21 billion losses to national exchequer. The EBM authorised inquiry against former Balochistan Minister Shaikh Jaffar Khan and deputy director Water Management Abdul Latif Khan for having assets of beyond known resources of income and misusing of authority. EBM authorised inquiry against former provincial forest minister Abdullah Babat and otherd. They have been accused of inflicting losses to national kitty by abuse of authority, misappropriation of government funds and having assets beyond known sources of income. EBM authorized former speaker,deputy speaker and Abdullah Khan secretary Gilgit Baltistan Legislative Assembly Secretariat and others. They have been accused of illegal appointments by abuse of authority thus causing losses to national exchequer. EBM authorised inquiry against former MPA Kot Addu Jawad Kamran Khar. They have been accused of grabbing government land in Muzaffargarh by tempering documents.
EBM authorised conducting inquiry against management of Paragon Housing Society on cheating people at large and on suspicious transactions. EBM authorised investigations against Zamurrad Khan former conservator forest department, Gulbajar Khan former member Gilgit Baltistan Legislative Assembly and others. They have been accused of allowing illegal transportation of wood in violation of timber policy 2013 causing 44.46 million losses to national kitty. EBM authorised yet other investigations against Muhammad Amjad and Murtaza Amjad of Eden Housing Society for cheating public at large and on suspicious money transactions. EBM authorised inquiry against Nirala MSR foods limited. The accused have been involved in corruption causing losses to the national kitty. EBM authorised investigations against officials of Land Utilisation Department for allegedly allotting Govt land Sindh which caused losses to national kitty. EBM authorised filing of corruption reference against former General Manager Pakistan State Oil Abdul Hakeem Siddique and others. They have been accused of inflicting losses to national kitty by misappropriating petroleum levy amount. EBM authorised inquiry against the owner of daily Sarvan. Ghulam Hussain Sachaveri son of Raees Badhu Khan. They have been accused of cheating people at large and on suspicious transactions. EBM authorised against chief executive officer Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development organisations Akbar Ayub Khan and others. They have been accused of illegal appointments in PEDO.
EBM authorised investigations against officials of irrigation department. khairpur Division and others. They have been accused of involvement in misuse of authority, award of contracts to favourites and misappropriation of government funds causing losses worth Rs 9.41 crore to national kitty.
EBM authorised filing of supplementary reference against former vice chancellor Bahauddin Zakria University. Multan. professor Dr. Syed Khawaja. Aqlama and others. They have. Been accused of opening illegal sub. Campus in. Lahore. Receiving illegal millions of rupee fee. from students. EBM authorised inquiry against Syed. Mehmood. shah and others and closing inquiry against. Messers Khurshid Spinning mills limited Faisalabad. Its directors. and others due to absence of evidence.
Justice Javed said that elimination of corruption is topmost priority of NAB. Elimination of corruption is national responsibility. NAB officers using. their energies for making country corruption free. He directed to complete investigations witchin prescribed time frame as per law transparency. NAB adhers to accountability for all. NAB has first and last allegiance with the country and its people. NAB officers should perform their duties honestly and with dedication. No laxity in this regard will be tolerated.