Friday October 01, 2021

PM Agrees To Consult Opposition Leader For NAB Chaiarman

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has partially agreed to consult the opposition leader regarding the names for the position of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman, said sources.

Progress was made regarding the appointment of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman as the premier partially agreed to hold consultation with the opposition leader related to the names.

The majority of the session’s participants have suggested the premier hold consultations with the opposition leader regarding the names of the NAB chairman.

Sources said that the current NAB chairman Javed Iqbal will continue to perform his duties until the new appointment. Sources added that Javed Iqbal will be considered along with the other names for the NAB chairmanship.

The discussions were held during a session under the chair of PM Imran Khan which was attended by federal ministers, attorney general and other senior officers. Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Shafqat Mahmood, Asad Umar, Fawad Chaudhry, Farogh Naseem and others were present in the session.

PM Imran Khan issued directives to finalise non-controversial amendments in NAB laws that will increase the reputation of the accountability process.

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