NAB Balochistan arrests former, current senior government officials

NAB Balochistan arrests former, current senior government officials

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested the former Secretary Fisheries and the current Director General (DG) of the Fisheries Department in a large-scale operation in Quetta on corruption charges, 24 News News TV channel quoted a NAB spokesperson as saying. Reported from

A NAB Balochistan spokesman said on Tuesday that the arrested persons had allegedly embezzled Rs 1 billion through misuse of force. He also said that these officers were accused of awarding contracts to unknown companies.

Earlier, a meeting was held under the chairmanship of NAB Chairman Justice Javed Iqbal at the NAB headquarters in Islamabad to review the overall performance of the NAB.

The Chairman NAB said that Transparency International (TI) Pakistan and the World Economic Forum have appreciated the overall performance of NAB in eradicating corruption and corruption, especially in the report of Transparency International Pakistan dated July 30, 2020 in which Sohail Muzaffar, Chairman Transparency International International (TI) included Pakistan praised NAB headed by Chairman NAB.

TI has reported that the anti-corruption drive has required a great impact since its inception and the NAB has so far recovered Rs 466 billion, which is a remarkable achievement.

Transparency International Pakistan has been working with NAB on awareness and prevention efforts to eradicate corruption since 2000, and in particular on NAB’s interaction with the business community and bureaucrats, has conducted many workshops, trainings, and seminars. NAB spokesman said in a press statement.


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