Bureaucracy serves Pakistan, not the ruling governments: NAB chairman

PESHAWAR: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Thursday responding to said that bureau will continue probing corruption cases according a law.

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He said that Politicians and bureaucrats should not take this notices as offence when summoned by NAB.

“Notices sent by the bureau aren’t personal notices or invitations,” he said while addressing a press conference in Peshawar.

The chairman backs anti-graft body and vowed that NAB will continue doing work in the better interest of the country.

Earlier in a day, Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif addressed a press conference today in Punjab’s house, pertaining to the latest National Accountability Bureau(NAB) allegations that created a political havoc, over a press release which stated that corruption ‘watch dog’ initiated inquiry over the report of money laundering into India allegedly by Nawaz Sharif.

NAB has become a post for slander and defamation in my name, Nawaz decried.

“I asked the honorary court to form a Judicial Committee on my grievances but it was thrown away and called frivolous.”

A Patriotic Pakistani will not stand for this berating behavior, he stressed.

It has been proven that a head of a State Institute made it his mission to drag me and my family in a media trial.

The bureau recently came under fire after Justice (retd) Iqbal ordered a probe into alleged money laundering by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and others which was highlighted by a column in a local publication.

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