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Solely allegation not hurled at NAB but is unfold of coronavirus, says chairman

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  • If the economic system will get higher, so will Pakistan, says chairman NAB
  • He says somebody needed to “step up and stand against corruption, and that is what NAB did”
  • “NAB and Pakistan can co-exist; however, corruption and Pakistan cannot” 

Chairman Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Monday sarcastically stated that the “only allegation not hurled at the anti-graft body yet is the spread of coronavirus in the country.”

Talking to merchants and businessmen in Islamabad, he stated that the nation is “deep in debts,” including that if the “economy gets better, Pakistan’s condition will improve too.”

The chairman stated that somebody needed to “step up and take a stand against corruption,” including that that is “exactly what NAB did.”

“NAB summoned those people who were earlier considered untouchable,” he stated.

Talking additional, the anti-graft physique’s chairman stated that NAB “has no political role”, including that his establishment is “not taking revenge” from anybody.

The chairman, rejecting allegations that NAB was concerned in political engineering, stated that had “his engineering were any good, he would have retired as an engineer.”

“NAB and Pakistan can co-exist; however, corruption and Pakistan cannot,” he stated, including that some individuals have been “hiding their weaknesses” by blaming NAB. 

Sufferer of fraud

Whereas chatting with businessmen, the NAB chairman revealed that he was a “victim of a fraud,” including that the incident had occurred quickly after he retired from the Supreme Courtroom.

“After I had retired from the Supreme Court, I thought of purchasing a plot as I had received a lot of money,” the chairman stated.

“I saw an advertisement for a housing society that had waterfalls, mosques, tennis courts, a gym, and a shopping centre, but there was a condition that if you pay the money at once, there would be no balloting,” he stated.

In accordance with chairman NAB, he made the fee without delay however couldn’t get possession of his property even after a number of years. He added that he couldn’t even recuperate Rs4.5million that he paid for the property. 

“Once I became NAB’s chairman, however, [people from] the society’s management came to me and handed a cheque of Rs4.5million to me,” he claimed.

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