ISLAMABAD: Chairman, National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal has said the NAB would continue playing its part for averting corruption in main projects with China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The Chairman, who visited Balochistan Bureau to analysis its performance, said CPEC guarantees country’s economic progress and wealth. He said development in Balochistan would have far reaching effects on national economy.
The Chairman said corruption in pat feeder canal would be unearthed and people responsible will be identified while looted money would be recovered. National Accountability Bureau would continue to stop felons and deposit looted money in national exchequer. This would increase foreign exchange to help complete important projects in time.
He directed to take corruption cases to logical conclusion and added looted money of Balochistan people has been recovered and returned to provincial government. The Chairman said NAB does not have any link with elections. Mandate of National Accountability Bureau is to apprehend the culprits without any discrimination. NAB has so far deposited record Rs. 296 billion after recovering from the corrupt.
The elimination of corruption would expedite economic activities. This would make Balochistan prosperous and country as well. Repeating zero tolerance policy against corruption, Justice Javed Iqbal said National Accountability Bureau would continue pursuing Accountability for all. Terming corruption as main curse plaguing the country, he said NAB would continue actions against the corrupt besides enhancing awareness about the corruption in educational institutions.
National Accountability Bureau has already started campaign to aware people, especially youth about evil effects of corruption as youth is our future and can play important role in elimination of corruption. He said performance of NAB Balochistan under supervision of Director General is satisfactory. He directed NAB officials to complete complaint verifications, inquiries and investigations within prescribed time frame so that the looted money could be quickly recovered from the corrupt and deposited in national exchequer.