NAB committed to rooting out corruption: Javed Iqbal.

ISLAMABAD: NAB Chairman Justice Javed Iqbal on Sunday said that the bureau was committed to rooting out corruption in all its forms and manifestations with iron hands, and logical conclusion of mega corruption white collar cases was the top most priority of the NAB.

"The NAB is absolutely determined to nab corrupt elements by adopting 'Accountability for All' policy." He said that NAB has devised its three-pronged anti-corruption strategy of awareness, prevention and enforcement, which was yielding excellent dividends.

He said that NAB's prime focus is on cases of cheating public at large by fraudulent financial companies, money laundering, bank frauds, misuse of authority and embezzlement of state funds by Government servants etc. NAB under the dynamic leadership of Honorable Justice Mr. Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB in 26 months has recovered Rs. 153 billion which is a record achievement. NAB has perfected its procedures and has reinvigorated with new zeal and effort after through detailed introspection and analysis of organizational weaknesses, overhaul of procedures and all pillars of the organization i.e. Operations, Prosecution, Human Resource Development and Awareness and Prevention have been reactivated.

He said NAB since its inception had filed 1261 corruption references in respective accountability courts which are under trial in 25 respected Accountability Courts of the Country and whose approximately worth is of Rs. 943 billion. The figures of complaints, inquiries and investigations are almost double as compared to the same period of 2018 to 2019. The comparative figures for the latest 26 months are indicative of the hard work being put in by all ranks of NAB in an atmosphere of renewed energy and dynamism, where fight against...

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