Govt supports accountability process: Fawad Hussain

Govt supports accountability process: Fawad Hussain

ISLAMABAD: Information minIster Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said the government is impartial in arrest of former Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif by the National Accountability Bureau.

Talking to media during a visit to Pind Dadan Khan, he said nab is an independent institution. The minister said the government will provide necessary administrative assistance to nab in conducting the accountability. He said people, who have looted the national kitty, should be held answerable, and detention of Shahbaz Sharif is an important development in this regard. He said there are different corruption cases, including Ashiana housing scheme, against Shahbaz Sharif. He said the NAB investigated ashiana housing scheme scam and arrested shahbaz sharif.

The minister said these cases were initiated by the NAB during the Pml-N government. Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said process of accountability should move forward and people allegedly involved in other mega corruption scams should also be held accountable.