Fawad Hassan Fawad appears before NAB, records statement
LAHORE (92 News) – Principle Secretary to Prime Minister Fawad Hassan Fawad on Friday appeared before the Investigation Team of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore and recorded his statement in the Ashiana Housing Scheme case.
During his appearance, he was grilled by the anti-graft watchdog’s investigation team pertaining to his alleged involvement in awarding a contract to a firm in violation of laws.
The prime minister’s aide was given a questionnaire and asked him to appear again on Monday.
On Wednesday, the anti-graft watchdog had summoned the principal secretary to the prime minister as a witness.
The order issued on behalf of NAB Lahore’s Director General stated that the inquiry against PLDC and LDA officials among others ‘has revealed that you are in possession of information/evidence regarding award and cancellation of contract in respect of Ashiana-e-Iqbal Project launched by Punjab Land Development Company (PLDC)’.
In is pertinent to mention here that the Bureau had also summoned former Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Director General (DG) Ahad Khan Cheema on Friday (today) to appear before the investigation team.