NAB committed to take mega corruption cases to logical conclusion: Chairman

NAB committed to take mega corruption cases to logical conclusion: Chairman

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice Javed Iqbal said the bureau was committed to take the mega corruption cases to logical conclusion as corruption was the root cause of all ills being confronted by the country.

He said this while speaking in a meeting to assess monthly performance of prosecution, operation division, awareness and implementation of law divisions of NAB, a press release said.

He said the current management had developed a monitoring and evaluation system to further improved performance of NAB headquarters and regional bureaus.

The system helps increasing operational, monitoring and evaluation of NAB, he added.

He said the main features of above mentioned system was to register  complaints, conduct scrutiny, inquiry, investigation, prosecution and other details relating to cases and also preserve the details about NAB cases.

He said the system was also capable of analyzing quality and quantity of cases. NAB had set a period of 10 months to conclude complaint verification, inquiry, investigation and filing corruption reference in accountability courts.

Taking benefit of collective wisdom of senior supervisory staff, he said NAB had devised the system of collective investigation. Positive results of the collective investigation system had started pouring in.

Javed Iqbal said NAB’s policy of making corruption free Pakistan by enhancing awareness, prevention and implementation of  law in the country. NAB had powers to devise policy of awareness, prevention and implementing law under section 33 of NAB Ordinance in collaboration with governmental and non governmental organizations, media, civil society, especially with students of universities and colleges about the bad affects of corruption.

He said NAB’s policy of awareness, prevention and implementation on law was being highlighted by media wing of NAB on print, electronic and social media free of charge. This has been lauded by all segments of society.

He said the NAB had established 60 Prevention Committees across the country to resolve people’s issues and shortcoming in collaboration with government institutes.

Due to concerted efforts of NAB, the one window operation of various government institutes has registered marked improvement.

He said youth was the future of the country and 50,000 Character Building Societies had been established across the country to save them from corruption. This has proved successful.

Chairman NAB vowed making corruption free Pakistan and dealing corruption with iron hands. NAB was utilising all available resources to return the life long looted amount of effectees of Mudarba scandal and illegal housing societies, he added.