Monday, November 28, 2022

NAB chairman takes notice of PIA’s Roosevelt Hotel closure

NAB chairman takes notice of PIA’s Roosevelt Hotel closure

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has taken notice of the closure of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) owned Roosevelt Hotel in New York and ordered inquiry into the matter on Tuesday.

The NAB chairman has directed DG NAB Rawalpindi to investigate the matter. According to the anti-graft body spokesperson, the graft buster body chief has directed to unearth the causes of shutting down the hotel.

The investigation task has been handed over to Rawalpindi NAB DG. Javed Iqbal has directed him to inspect the reasons behind alleged loss of millions of dollars and to figure out the reasons which caused the hotel’s closure.

The anti-corruption watchdog chairman further ordered to determine those individuals which showed negligence and did not perform their assigned tasks to run the hotel successfully.

On Monday, Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan had refuted reports circulating in certain quarters regarding the sale of PIA’s Roosevelt Hotel in New York.