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Abolition of corruption is voice of the nation today, says NAB chairman

June 5, 2020

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has said that today abolition of corruption from the country is the voice of the entire nation. According a statement of the anti-graft watchdogbody, the NAB chairman maintained that the corruption is the root of all evils and big obstacle in the progress of the country. It added that Javed Iqbal also introduced reforms to improve the performance of NAB. “Transparency International, PILDAT and the World Economic Forum also praised the performance of the corruption watchdog body,” the statement stated. “NAB is committed to eradicating corruption from the country. At present, 1229 corruption references of more than Rs 900 billion are filed in the accountability courts. The public and other institutions have expressed satisfaction over the performance of NAB,” he explained. after taking over the post, Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal took notice of corruption cases such as 56 companies of Punjab, flour and sugar scandals, increase in medicine prices, fake housing societies and many other major corruption cases. NAB also resolved 3500 complaints by holding open courts against corruption.  

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