Abb Takk News

Govt Agrees To Bring Unanimous Bill Regarding NAB

ISLAMABAD: The government has agreed to bring unanimous bill regarding National Accountability Bureau (NAB) while the government has agreed to curtail powers of the Chairman NAB as well.

Sources said that two federal ministers in their contact to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have agreed to bring a unanimous bill regarding the anti-graft body while the ministers also praised a bill presented by PPP senator Farooq H Nayik in which amendments have been suggested to curtail of powers of the Chairman NAB.

The government has asked the opposition to provide the draft of the Farooq H Nayik bill from the opposition so that a unanimous bill could be introduced after further amendments in the bill.

Senate standing committee on law and justice has approved amendment bill in NAB ordinance which suggested that power of arrest should be given to courts instead of Chairman NAB while reference should be filed on assets which were made illegally.

The NAB courts should have powers to grant bail and accused will be given right to cross question an approver.