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Hussain Asghar Named As Chairman Debt Probe Commission

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tuesday has given approval the name of deputy chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Hussain Asghar as the chairman of a high-level commission to probe the facts behind the huge debts owed in last ten years and their use.

The federal cabinet meeting presided over the by the Prime Minister Imran Khan held in Islamabad and discussed the various issues related to the probe commission and country’s security.

Sources said several names including Shoaib Suddle, the former Director Intelligence Bureau (IB), IG Sindh was also under consideration, but Asghar’s name was finalised for the spot.

Prime Minister Imran Khan said the commission will be empowered and will work without any political influence.

National Development Council

The federal cabinet has also approved the names of the National Development Council (NDC) as the army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa will also be the member of the council.

According to a notification issued by the Cabinet Division on Tuesday, the council will be headed by Prime Minister Imran Khan and will also include the foreign minister and advisor on finance.

Other Decisions

Sources said that the meeting has also chalked out the strategy over the getting approval of budget from parliament and to cope with opposition members.

“Cabinet has decided will set aside each hindering in the way and budget will be approved soon,” cabinet decided.

The federal cabinet was briefed over Ahsas Program and visa NOC labourlization policy. It has also given the approval of Pak-Iran Maritime Search and Security agreement.