Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Javed Iqbal has said that corruption is mother of all evils which undermines development and is one of the major hurdles in the way of prosperity and progress of the country.
He stated this while chairing a meeting at NAB headquarters in Islamabad on Friday.
Javed Iqbal said that eradication of corruption with absolute professionalism, transparency and on merit with iron hands is top priority of the Bureau.
He said since its inception, NAB has recovered 303 billion rupees which is record achievement.
He said that NAB’s main focus is on mega corruption cases including money laundering and embezzlement of state funds.
The Chairman NAB said that the Bureau has filed 590 corruption references during the last 16 months.
He directed all DGs to conduct complaint verification, inquiries and investigations on the basis of solid evidence in accordance with law and ensure self respect of every person.—INP