ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has approved a probe into a new corruption case against former Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.
The decision was taken in an executive board meeting chaired by NAB chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal.
Corruption inquiry against Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president Mian Shehbaz Sharif, Sartaj Aziz and former DIG traffic Rana Iqbal has also been approved in the meeting,
According to a statement issued by NAB, the meeting also approved to initiate inquiry against former Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) Sheikh Ijaz Ahmed and to close inquiry against Environment Management Company and Punjab Industrial Company.
Besides, NAB has also approved to close inquiry against Shehbaz Sharif, Ahad Cheema, Lahore Transport Company (LTC) and Punjab Municipal Development Fund Company (PMDFC) officials due to lack of evidence.