DG FIA assures ‘online facility’ for hearing notices issued by agency


Director General Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Dr. Sanaullah Abbasi, while responding to KCCI’s suggestion, assured to look into the possibility of providing online facility for hearing to the members of business community in order to save them from travelling all the way to FIA circles in far-flung areas where they were being summoned by officials to clarify their position.

“This online hearing mechanism could be set up for handling cases/ notices being received from faraway circles all over Pakistan to minimize the hardships being faced by business community”, he added while speaking at an online meeting which was also attended by General Secretary BMG AQ Khalil, President KCCI Shariq Vohra, Chairman Law & Order Subcommittee Junaid-ur-Rehman, Former Presidents KCCI Majyd Aziz &Iftikhar Vohra, Director FIA South Amir Farooqi, KCCI Managing Committee Members and FIA officials.

DG FIA SanaullahAbbasi stated that it was the motive of FIA to fully serve and facilitate the business community and provide maximum possible solutions to the problems, besides paying special attention to business community’s suggestions as they, being the backbone of the country, generate economic activities.

He also nominated Director FIA South Amir Farooqi as the focal person for dealing with complaints being raised by the Karachi Chamber which would further improve coordination between the two institutions.

President KCCI Shariq Vohra, in his remarks, stated that FIA’s perception has been gradually improving all over the country due to dedicated efforts being made by officers like SanaullahAbbasi who has been striving really hard to serve the country.

“However, we request DG FIA to also take look into the matter of large number of notices being issued to the members of the business community by FIA which are a major source of harassment”, he added.


In order to promptly resolve numerous issues being faced by the business community, he، advised DG FIA to nominate a focal person from FIA who could look into the issues being raised by Karachi Chamber so that they could be amicably and effectively resolved.


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