RAWALPINDI: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Aftab Sultan stated that corruption was a major obstacle to the socio-economic progress of Pakistan, and emphasized the determination of the NAB to combat corruption with impartiality.
At the cheque distribution ceremony held at NAB headquarters, the Chairman emphasized the organization’s commitment to eradicating corruption in the country with a completely impartial approach.
He called on the public to assist in the fight against corruption by avoiding investments in illegal businesses, such as illegal housing societies.
Speaking at the occasion, the Director General of NAB Rawalpindi, Farmanullah, also shared that the Rawalpindi bureau had recovered over Rs 40 billion since its establishment.
The NAB Chairman distributed compensation cheques worth Rs 500 million to the victims of fraudulent schemes, including the Gulshan-e-Rehman Housing Scheme, which were recovered by the NAB Rawalpindi.
The cheques were handed over to representatives from the governments of Punjab, Sindh, and the Pakistan Public Works Department (PWD).