Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan stopped the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (R) Javed Iqbal from attending the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) assembly on Thursday which was convened by the chairman himself, reviews The News.
The chairman had requested for an in-camera assembly to current the figures on the restoration from NAB proceedings and its utilisation. As a substitute of showing, the chairman requested NAB Director-Common (DG) to symbolize him which resulted within the dismissal of the assembly as a protest.
It has additionally been reported that PM Khan additionally barred the chairman from showing in any parliamentary committee assembly.
Opposition members blasted the NAB chairman over his non-attendance and even requested PAC chairman Rana Tanveer to maneuver a privilege movement towards him within the Nationwide Meeting (NA).
Tanveer argued that the chairman was accountable to the parliament and he must be accountable for the cash he had spent throughout his tenure.
Pakistan Peoples Occasion (PPP) Senator Saleem Mandviwala stated, “NAB is the worst division of Pakistan. It’s destroying Pakistan’s economic system.”
This isn’t the primary time that the NAB chairman has averted such conferences. Final 12 months in December, he appeared earlier than the PAC for the primary time however requested to convene an in-camera assembly to evaluation the efficiency of his organisation.