The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched an inquiry into the illegal award of contract of the Next Generation Mobile Services (NGMS 3G/4G), which caused huge losses to the national revenue.
The decision was taken at a NAB Executive Board Meeting (EBM), headed by Chairman NAB Justice Javed Iqbal (retd) and attended by other senior officials. The EBM approved inquiry against former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, former Minister for Information Technology Anusha Rehman and former Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Dr. Ismail Shah and others over the illegal award of contract of the Next Generation Mobile Services i.e 3G/4G.
NAB also launched an inquiry against government officials for payment of Rs 480 billion circular debt due to the violation of rules and regulations in the year 2013. EBM also launched an inquiry against the Neelum-Jhelum project for excessive mismanagement and corruption. The Bureau also decided to launch an inquiry against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Principal Secretary Fawad Hassan Fawad over alleged misuse of authority and corruption, which caused huge losses to the national resources.
The NAB will also launch another inquiry against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Rubina Khalid, former Executive Director Lok Virsa, Aksi Mufti, and M/S Cosmos Private Limited for awarding contracts to blue-eyed companies.
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