PTI govt appoints deputy chairman NAB

Published: April 25, 2019


ISLAMABAD / ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government appointed Hussain Asghar as deputy chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday.

A notification issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice said President Arif Alvi gave a green signal to the appointment following consultations with NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal.

The appointment, made under section 7 of the National Accountability Ordinance 1999, is viable for three years.

Ashgar remained as director-general of Punjab’s Anti-Corruption Establishment unit from September 2018 to February 2019.


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