NAB not to pursue sales, income tax cases against business community.


The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will not pursue sales and income tax related cases against the business community and existing ones would be transferred to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), announced NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Friday.

The development comes two days after Law Minister Farogh Naseem had announced that laws would be amended to strip NAB of the powers to take action against private individuals - particularly the business fraternity.

PM's Information Adviser Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, while addressing a news conference on Tuesday, said that in view of apprehensions of the business...

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