Corruption harms country’s resources: Chairman NAB

KARACHI: The chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, has termed corruption as a serious disease that harms the country’s resources.
He was speaking at a farewell ceremony at the NAB’s Karachi office on Tuesday. Qamar was of the view that inspite of resource constraints and other challenges, NAB was performing its job in an effective
He said that with the acquisition of latest equipment and facilities during the last four years, the performance of the organization has improved.
Qamar told the officers of the Department that the people pinned their hopes on NAB for the elimination of corruption and for achieving this goal more efforts would have to be undertaken.
The Director General NAB Karachi, Altaf Bawani, said on the occasion that performance of Karachi Office was better than others in the country.
Earlier, Qamar Zaman Choudhry chaired a meeting regarding the performance of NAB Karachi Office.

Selection of new chairman NAB will be done before October 8

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah said that selection of new chairman NAB will be done before October 8. I have contacted PTI thrice for the name of chairman NAB but they didn’t respond to my call. Now I can’t wait more.

Shah said on Tuesday that a law was amended just to make one person president of a party, in an apparent reference to the newly-introduced Elections Bill 2017, under which Nawaz Sharif got re-elected Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president.

The Pakistan Peoples Party leader was speaking to media in his chambers.

Shah, while criticising the role of the Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, said that an investigation should be launched regarding the role of the two parties in relation to the passing of the bill from the Senate.