ISLAMABAD, Dec 30 (APP):National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) conviction ratio of white collar crimes has touched 70 percent due to effective strategy devised by incumbent Chairman Justice Javed Iqbal after assuming the responsibilities of chairman NAB.
According to official sources, the ratio of complaints registered by
NAB has doubled during the tenure of incumbent chairman owing to
prompt remedial measures directed by the chairman, whose strategy is
‘Accountability for All’ sans caring about the status or position of
Chairman NAB has so far listened the complaints of over 2,500 aggrieved
people in his office in ‘Khulli Ketcheries’, held last Thursday of
every month. Chairman has chaired 20 Executive Board Meeting of NAB
since assuming charge and accorded approval to various complaint
versification, inquiries and investigation.
The current leadership of NAB has approved filing 440 corruption
references after collecting concrete evidence during the last one year.
Likewise, NAB has apprehended 503 accused person for the last one year
under effective Enforcement policy, received 44,315 complaints and
conducted 1,713 complaint verification, 877 inquiries and 227 investigations besides
filling 440 references which are under trial in 26 Accountability Courts throughout the country
and convicted 80 corrupt persons from relevant courts. NAB has also deposited
Rs. 2,580. 196 million in national exchequer during last one year.
NAB has so far deposited over Rs 297 billion in the national
exchequer since its inception. NAB has so far received 394,000
complaints, conducted 13,081 complaint verification, 8,000 inquiries,
4,001 investigations besides filing 3,386 corruption references in
different accountability courts.
A total of 1210 references involving the corruption of Rs 900 billion are
under trial in various accountability courts of the country.
NAB has constituted over 50,000 character building societies across
country in colleges and universities. NAB has also established
60 Prevention Committees at federal and provincial level including
Capital Development Authority (CDA), Ministry of Religious Affairs and
Interfaith Harmony, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Press Information
Department (PID) provincial education, health, revenue , housing and
cooperative departments for promoting transparency and upholding
Chairman NAB has ordered inquiries on various complaints in last
one year including investigations against 56 Public Limited Companies
in Punjab, 435 Offshore companies in British Virgin Islands,
corruption in the construction and expansion of Kachhi Kanal, recovery
of looted money of public from private Housing Societies. The
arrest of proclaimed offenders and placing details of illegal housing
societies on websites of Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) and
Capital Development Authority (CDA). Chairman NAB’s direction to
aware people through awareness and prevention strategy
especially youth for ill effects of corruption across the country.
According to PILDAT report NAB enjoys the support of 42 percent
people. Gallup and Gillani Survey has indicated that 59 percent people have trust upon NAB. Similarly World Economic Forum and Transparency International have in their reports appropriated NAB’s
performance as corruption perception index of Pakistan is continuously
decreasing due to NAB’s efforts. Besides, NAB has signed an MoU
with China to oversee CPEC Projects in Pakistan and to enhance cooperation
in eradication of corruption. Today, due to effective anti corruption strategy of
NAB under the leadership of Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB,
NAB has rejuvenated and geared up to come up to the expectations of
nation for corruption free Pakistan.