Javed Akbar Riaz appointed as DG NAB



The federal government on Friday appointed Javed Akbar Riaz, a BS-20 officer of Police Service as Director General (BS-21) National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and issued a notification in this regard.

According to the Establishment Division notification, Javed Akbar Riaz, presently serving in Federal Investigation agency (FIA), has been appointed as DG NAB. It reads that he has been transferred and his services have been placed at the disposal of NAB for further posting as DG under Section 10 of Civil Servants Act, 1973 with immediate effect and until further orders.

According to sources, in pursuance of the Establishment Division’s notification dated 12th October 2022, the NAB chairman has appointed Javed Akbar Riaz as DG on deputation basis for an initial period of three years on standard terms & conditions with effect from 14th October, 2022.

He will assume the charge as DG, NAB Karachi upon his arrival, sources added.The sources also informed that the Chairman NAB has approved postings/transfers of one DG and three Directors who are currently serving in KPK, Balochistan, federal capital and a notification regarding their postings/transfers is also issued.

As per sources, Chairman NAB has approved postings/transfer of Brig (r) Farooq Naser Awan, DG from NAB Peshawar (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) to NAB Headquarter (HQ), Islamabad on attachment basis for special assignment.

Similarly, Nauman Aslam, Director (BS-20) has been transferred from DG, NAB Balochistan in own pay & scale to NAB Peshawar (KPK) as Director and he will look after work of the post of DG, NAB (KPK) till further orders while he shall exercise all the powers delegated to the DG, NAB (KPK).

Likewise, Zafar Iqbal Khan, Director NAB (HQ) Islamabad is transferred and made DG, NAB Balochistan in own pay and scale. Moreover, Izhar Ahmed Awan, Director, NAB (KPK) Peshawar is transferred to NAB (HQ), Islamabad.


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