National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday approved 12 inquiries against politicians, government officials, and businessmen.
The NAB executive board meeting was held in the chair of Chairman NAB Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal wherein 12 inquiries have been approved, a press release issued after the meeting stated.
Addressing the moot Chairman NAB Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal said that corruption is the mother of all evils while the anti-corruption body strictly following accountability for all policy.
Chairman NAB said that the anti-corruption body will concentrate on mega corruption cases.
The inquiries approved by the NAB including former president national bank Saeed Ahmed and other officers and government employees of the bank, officers and government officials of the ministry of water and power, Nepra and PPIB.
The meeting also approved inquiry against Port Qasim Authority, Sahiwal Coal power project case sponsors.
Messer Hussain products and others will face the NAB inquiry as well, while the NAB also approved inquiry against police officer s DIG Hyder Ashraf, CCPO Lahore, and Amin Venice.
The anti-corruption body also approved filing a reference against politician belonging to MQM-P Rauf Siddique and he has been alleged of illegal use of power, illegal recruitment, and misappropriation of government funds. As per the NAB press release the accused incurred national exchequer loss of Rs 420 million.