Chairman National Accountability Bureau visits Multan Bureau to review its performance

Multan, February 17, 2016 (PPI-OT):Mr. Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) visited NAB Multan Regional Bureau to review its performance on the basis of annual inspection conducted by Chairman’s Inspection and Monitoring Team (CI and MT) at NAB Multan Bureau here today.

NAB Chairman’s Inspection and Monitoring Team (CI and MT) was deputed to conduct annual inspection of NAB Multan Regional Bureau for the year 2015. The annual inspection was carried out from February 15 to February 17, 2016 in order to review and evaluate the performance of NAB Multan Bureau on the basis of newly introduced Partly Quantified Grading System (PQGS).

Senior Member, Chairman’s Inspection and Monitoring Team (CI and MT) along with his team conducted the said annual inspection for the year 2015. He gave a detailed briefing to Chairman NAB about the annual inspection done by (CI and MT) and highlighted the strengths and weaknesses of NAB Multan Regional Bureau.

He informed that on the directions of Mr. Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman NAB Partly Quantified Grading System (PQGS) had been devised in 2014. Under this Partly Quantified Grading System (PQGS), the performance of all NAB’s Regional Bureaus was conducted in 2014 during January and February 2015 at uniform criteria. 80% marks will be considered Outstanding/Excellent, between 60% to 79% will be considered as Very Good, between 40% to 49% will be considered as Good, while marks less than 40% will be considered as Below Average.

The Chairman NAB directed Chairman’s Inspection and Monitoring Team (CI and MT) along with his team to conduct annual inspection of all Regional NAB Bureaus of 2015 so that their performance may please be reviewed on the basis of annual inspection which has stated from January 2016 and annual inspection of Karachi, Rawalpindi, KPK, Sukkar and Lahore have been conducted during January 2016. The annual inspection of NAB Multan was carried out from February 15 to February 17, 2016 and today Chairman NAB’s Inspection and Monitoring Team gave its final presentation about the performance of NAB Multan during 2015.

The NAB Chairman said NAB is committed to eradicate corruption from the country. NAB was established in 1999 as apex anti-corruption organization which is assigned with the responsibility of elimination of corruption through a holistic approach of awareness, prevention and enforcement and to recover looted money.

NAB operates under the National Accountability Ordinance-1999 which is extended to all of Pakistan, including FATA and Gilgit-Baltistan. NAB has its Headquarters at Islamabad while it has eight Regional Bureaus located at Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Sukkur, Multan, Gilgit-Baltistan and Rawalpindi.

Mr. Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman NAB said that NAB Multan Regional Bureau is newly established Regional Bureau which will play its due role in eradication of corruption. In 2015, NAB Multan has received 1438 complaints which were process according to the law. NAB Multan, out of 124 complaints verification (CVs), completed 87 complaint verification.

NAB Multan, out of 61 inquiries, completed 43 whereas out of 32 investigations, NAB Multan has completed 23 investigations on merit. During 2015, NAB Multan has arrested 07 corrupts and filed 16 corruption references during 2015. During 2015, NAB Multan has recovered Rs. 21.13 million during 2015.

Chairman Inspection and Monitoring Team(CI and MT) in view of the assessed annual performance based on evaluation under Partly Quantified Grading System prepared by the Chairman Inspection and Monitoring Team(CI and MT) graded NAB Multan performance outstanding as 97% Operational Efficiency Index (OEI).

Mr. Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman NAB said that under Partly Quantified Grading System prepared by the Chairman Inspection and Monitoring Team(CI and MT) has graded NAB Multan’s performance as outstanding with 97% operational efficiency index. He appreciated the performance of NAB Multan under the supervision DG NAB Multan.

He directed all officers/officials of NAB Multan Regional Bureau to work more vigilantly, honestly and diligently in order to eradicate corruption and corrupt practices from the country. He said that CI and MT has done very good work. He said that there is always room for improvements; however good work always gets appreciated and shows commitment of the NAB Bureau.

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