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NAB Approves Three Investigations, Seven Inquiries

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) executive board led by its chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal gave on Thursday a go-ahead to the institution of a number of new corruption inquiries.

The bureau’s executive board approved a new inquiry against PML-N leader and former finance minister Ishaq Dar. An inquiry against former Gilgit Baltistan (GB) chief minister Syed Mehdi Shah on graft charges was also approved.

It gave approval to a corruption inquiry against former Capital Development Authority (CDA) director Asadullah Faiz and others on charges of allowing commercial use of a plot earmarked for a health facility.

The meeting also approved an inquiry against former envoy AS Babar Hashmi and others.