ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal said on Monday that the accountability watchdog has tightened its noose around plunderers of national wealth.
The bureau’s chairman addressed a ceremony organised in Islamabad on the International Anti-Corruption Day.
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Chairman NAB asserted that the government has never interfered in the internal matters of the NAB.
“References of the BRT ‘Bus Rapid Transit’ and ‘Malam Jabba scandal’ are ready.
The direction of the wind is about to shift keep an eye on the next few weeks,” he said.
“Corruption is present in society either in beautiful or ugly form.
We can’t claim of total eradication of the menace of corruption,” he said while terming it “a war against the defective system.”
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“Every Pakistani has a responsibility of eliminating corruption from the society.”
“We are accountable to the Almighty for every word and deed.”
The NAB chairman stated that there was no concept of accountability in kingdoms or emperorships, and the country went through bizarre experiences because of “the lust for power.”
“Self-accountability will produce good results, there’s also a section of the society that has many complaints with the NAB,” he said.
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Mr Javed Iqbal further outlined that it was the responsibility of the parliament to perform legislation while observing the public’s aspirations.
“The disease is 72 years old and the entire nation needs to get united for healing,” he stated, adding that the bureau had laid the first brick to eradicate corruption.