NAB Chief to appear before PAC on December 7

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The National Accountability Bureau Chairman Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal has shown agreement to appear before the Public Accounts Committee.

The PAC Chairman Rana Tanveer Hussain said in a statement that the NAB chairman will appear before the committee on December 7.

Earlier, the PAC had issued a show-cause notice to the NAB chairman following his absence despite being summoned multiple times.

Rana Tanveer Hussain said that the NAB chairman showed his availability on December 7. He said that the role of the parliament and PAC should be maintained. Hussain said that they will prefer to resign if the dignity of the committees was not maintained.

A PAC member Noor Alam Khan said that they have no personal enmity with the NAB chairman.

The committee ordered the environment ministry to remove encroachments from Margala Hills National Park and summoned a report from the ministry concerned and the Capital Development Authority in the next session.

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