ISLAMABAD – Chairman National Accountability Bureau, Justice (r) Javed Iqbal promised to step down from his post if even a single allegation against the bureau is proven.
Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, the NAB chief detailed the functioning of the bureau and emphasized that it was functioning without any dictation or political tinge.
Regarding the grievances of the business community, Justice (r) Javed Iqbal said that businessmen would not be summoned to the bureau and instead a questionnaire would be dispatched.
‘The grievances of the business community would be addressed by DG headquarter himself,’ vowed the NAB chief and added that if any businessman is having any complaint, he should personally inform him or visit the bureau.
He expressed that he was ready to meet any businessman for listening to his complaints, even if he had to walk up to the individual. Justice (r) Javed Iqbal said that businessmen would not be questioned for TT type of money transfer.
Justice (r) Javed Iqbal said that the business community was being told that NAB was behind the faltering economy, however, he questioned about the role NAB could have played for the weakening of rupee against US Dollar.
He observed that the public representatives were being questioned for money laundering and ‘they would be grilled’.