ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau Justice ® Javed Iqbal has said that corruption is ruining our economy and NAB is committed to end corruption from society.
He expressed these views while addressing a seminar on “Our Faith Corruption Free Pakistan”. The seminar was jointly organized by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and International Islamic University. Justice ® Javaid Iqbal said that NAB is using all available resources to curb corruption and taking actions across the board against people who are involved in corruption.
He told the audience that currently NAB is taking action against those people who are thinking that they are above the law and no body dare to proceed against them. He said that now our country will run according to rule of law. Chairman NAB said that that NAB filed 440 corruption references in courts in one year against corrupt persons while every citizen of Pakistan wants corruption free society “we blame others but not started accountability from ourselves.
Chairman NAB said that we are taking steps to curb money laundering and all the money which are deposited in foreign banks will brought back. Currently our country owns debts of $94 billion and we also observed that this amount is not spent on any development project. Some people purchased luxury property in Dubai. He said that we are also investigating against those people who are involved in corruption.
“We need to pursue self-accountability in our life and I request you to adopt this approach to get positive results.” He said one of major achievements of NAB during last one year was distribution of Rs2.5 billion recovered amount to various affected persons of different housing societies.
Addressing the audience Reactor of International Islamic University Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai lauded the performance of NAB, while NAB officials Mohammad Altaf Bhawany and huge numbers of students attended the seminar.
At the end National Accountability Chairman Justice ® Javed Iqbal answered the questions of audience in professional manner.