ISLAMABAD: Acting Chairman of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Imtiaz Tajwar on Wednesday emphasised the role of forensic science in the modern era for investigation of white collar crimes and appreciated the efforts of Australian Federal Police in establishment and capacity enhancement of NAB Forensic Science Laboratory.
A delegation from Australian Federal Police (AFP), Australian High Commission Islamabad comprising Commander Glen McEven, Regional Head of AFP for Asian Continent, Philip Hunter, Counselor (Police Liaison) AFP and Grace Calma, Liaison Officer AFP visited NAB Rawalpindi and had a meeting with the acting NAB chairman, a press release said.
The meeting was also attended by Zahir Shah, DG (Ops), Muhammad Shakeel Malik, DG HRM, Nasir Iqbal, DG NAB Rawalpindi and Wg. Cdr ® Toheed-ul-Hasan, DG T&R, NAB HQ.
The acting NAB chairman enlightened the delegation about NAB’s mission, its efforts and accomplishments in combating the menace of corruption.
In his detailed presentation, DG T&R briefed the delegation about forensic capabilities of NAB FSL in its various sections. He explained the equipment and trainings provided by AFP to NAB and thanked them for their support. He also talked about the performance and achievements of NAB FSL along with future plans. Commander Glen McEven highly appreciated the success of NAB in fighting corruption. He thanked Acting Chairman NAB for providing the delegation with opportunity to visit NAB and make it aware of its working.
He also assured that AFP would continue to support NAB for capacity enhancement of FSL, whenever required. The delegation also visited NAB Forensic Lab, where they spent ample time to get acquainted with its operations.
The delegation was briefed by Deputy Director/OIC FSL and concerned experts about various sections of lab and their working methodology, which was greatly commended by the delegation.