Govt not intervening in NAB affairs: Shehzad Akbar

Govt not intervening in NAB affairs: Shehzad Akbar

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to to Prime Minister on Accountability Shehzad Akbar Friday said the government was not intervening in the affairs of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and it was performing its duties independently.

Talking to a private news channel, he said the incumbent government was came in to power with slogan of accountability and it was working for strengthening the national institutions.

He said people of the country wanted to see holding accountability of corrupt people and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government wanted to hold accountability without any discrimination all over the country.

Despite of bad condition of national economy the government was providing all available resources to national institutions to fulfill their demands and now it was responsibility of them that they should have to perform their responsibilities, he said.

Replying to a question, he said there was dire need to bring improvement in NAB prosecution system.

Shehzad Akbar said there was lot of difference between bail and acquittal and the court had granted bail to Shehbaz Sharif but not acquittal at yet.

He said chairman and prosecutor general of NAB both were constitutional protected positions and same process was required to remove any of them which was applied for removing a judge of the Supreme Court (SC).

He said nation knew very well about the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz that how much they respects the courts and its decisions.