ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhary has said that eliminating corruption is the top priority of the organisation while equating corruption with cancer.
He said this while chairing a meeting at the NAB Headquarters on Sunday. NAB Officials, with the realization that eradicating corruption is their national duty, are working round the clock to rid the country of this menace, he said, adding that the watchdog has adopted a comprehensive and pro-active National Anti-Corruption strategy to root out corruption from the country.
Boasting of its performance, he said that during the last three years of the present management, the anti-graft body had filed 150 corruption references in the respective accountability courts and recovered Rs50 billion from the corrupt. The recovered amount, he said, was deposited in the national exchequer which reflects on the performance of its current management.
The chairman said that NAB’s operational methodology comprises of complaint verification, inquiry and investigation.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 14th, 2017.