Director General National Accountability Bureau Karachi’s address at Asian Development Bank seminar

Islamabad, April 29, 2016 (PPI-OT):Lt. Col (R) Siraj ul Naeem, Director General NAB (Karachi) has said that NAB is committed to eradicate corruption by adopting Zero Tolerance Policy across under the leadership of Mr. Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman NAB. He said these remarks while addressing at Anti-Corruption Seminar for Executing and Implementing agencies was organized by Asian Development bank (ADB) at Avari Towers Hotel, Karachi here today.

In his address to delegates on Say No to Corruption session, he said that projects of billion of rupees are beautifully maintained on papers with very less development on ground. He said that NAB is determined to eradicate corruption through awareness, prevention and enforcement initiatives. He said NAB Karachi is taking preventive measures through formation of Prevention Committees. The Bureau is carrying on recovery drive for HESCO defaulters and has recovered Rs.5,046 million till 21st April 2016.

He accentuated that after the appointment of Ch. Qamar Zaman as Chairman NAB, he instituted measures to make organization more effective and efficient. Fresh SOPs were formulated having strict timelines to process any the case. This has made NAB one of the most efficacious and productive Anti-Corruption Agencies, both nationally and internationally. The performance of NAB (K) during 2015 as compared to last decade has been praiseworthy and distinctive. A radical change in the number of complaints has been witnessed compared to the previous years which show the trust and confidence of people in NAB.

Lt. Col (R) Siraj ul Naeem, Director General NAB Karachi said that NAB Karachi is utilizing all its resources in pursuit of holding corrupt accountable. An interactive question and answer session was conducted by DG NAB. He emphasized the delegates to ensure every penny given for public is spent for the cause. He appreciated ADB for conduct of Seminar in order to aware people about the ill effects of corruption across the country.

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