NAB shuts inquiries against Ishaq, Durrani over lack of evidence

Staff Reporter

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday announced to close inquiries against the former finance minister Ishaq Dar and former Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province Akram Khan Durrani besides approving another reference against former Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif.

According to a handout issued by the NAB, the accountability watchdog’s meeting, headed by Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, approved the decisions during the executive board meeting.

The watchdog shut down the inquiries against Ishaq Dar, JUI-F leader Akram Durrani and chairman FBR over lack of evidence against them.

The NAB further said that it has decided to form a committee regarding the PIA-owned Roosevelt Hotel in the United States, which would review the decision to shut down the hotel.

The accountability watchdog also approved references against former Capital Development Authority chairman Imtiaz Inayat and Director General Parks Liaquat Qaimkhani, besides also approving investigations against other CDA officials.