ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Communication and Postal Services Murad Saeed on Thursday announced to tighten the noose around the alleged corruption of former minister Ahsan Iqbal.
Addressing a presser in Islamabad Federal Minister for Communication and Postal Services Murad Saeed Referring to the PM’s decision to establish a high-powered commission to probe corruption of last 10 years, said Ahsan Iqbal’s case will be the first one to be investigated by the committee.
The Minister said that Iqbal, being the minister for planning in 2013, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the place of a minister for communication for the construction of the Multan-Sukkur motorway.
Saeed further apprised that his ministry will forward all cases of alleged corruption and embezzlement from the past 10 years to the prime minister within a week’s time after the formation of the probe commission.
Murad Saeed said 430 crore rupees have been recovered in NHA after a special audit and the process of this recovery will continue in future as well.
The Minister for Communications said we are cutting expenditures of every organization including that of Pakistan Post.
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Responding to a question, Murad Saeed said there will be across the board accountability and if any PTI leader found involved in corruption will go behind the bars.
He said that due to the corruption of the past governments that youth are unemployed and people of the country are poor.