Islamabad, January 08, 2019 (PPI-OT): Honourable Justice Mr. Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB has said that Corruption is mother of all the evils. NAB’s “Accountability for All” Policy has started yielding excellent results. He said that NAB is absolutely committed to root out corruption with iron hands in an atmosphere of renewed energy and dynamism, where fight against corruption is being taken as a national duty.
Honourable Justice Mr. Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB said that NAB has rejuvenated and eradicate of corruption is top most priority of NAB. He said that the hard work, commitment, transparency and merit being put in by NAB officers are being appreciated by national and international reputed organizations. He said that NAB officers are doubling their efforts in nabbing corrupts elements and recovered from them hard earned looted money of the innocent citizen of Pakistan.
He said that NAB has moved with new zeal and effort. Through detailed analysis and review of organizational, operational and prosecution strengths and 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 that NAB has rationalized its workload and timelines have been prescribed for efficient, effective and expeditious disposal of cases putting a maximum limit of 10 months- from complaint verification-to-inquiry-to-investigation and finally to a reference in the Accountability Court.
He said that NAB is the only organization in the world which has prescribed time frame for disposal of cases in 10 months for investigation of white collar crimes. He said that the quality of inquiry and investigation of NAB has been further improved due to establishment of NAB’s first Forensic Science Lab (FSL) in Islamabad which has all facilities of Digital Forensics, Questioned Documents and Fingerprint Analysis which is lending quality and solid evidence in conduct of inquiries and investigations. He said that NAB has devised Monitoring and Evaluation System (MES) in order to monitor NAB performance of NAB and all Regional Bureaus in qualitative and quantitative term which has proved very successful.
He said that NAB has engaged youth in order to aware youth about the ill effects of corruption at an early stage and establishment over 50, 000 Character Building Societies in universities and colleges in order to aware our youth about the ill effects of corruption which is major hurdle in the progress and prosperity of Pakistan. He said that NAB is Chairman of SAARC Anti-Corruption Forum. This was a reorganization of NAB’s excellent work. NAB is the only Organization with whom China has signed MoU to oversee projects being undertaken under CEPC.
He said that NAB hopes that joint efforts of all stakeholders can collaborate to check corruption before happening with the help of all stakeholders. He said that NAB has established 60 Prevention Committees throughout the country in order to identify loopholes and suggest ways and means in consultation with concerned departments to ease out their service delivery systems in order to address the problems of people at large which proved very successful in identify loopholes and thus their solutions with consultation.
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