NAB to look into appointment of HEC chairman, Billion Tree Tsunami Project

March 12, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal Chairman NAB chaired a meeting at NAB Headquarters in which it was decided to conduct complaint verification against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Officer’s of Establishment Division in the case of alleged illegal appointment of Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Mukhtar Ahmed.

The meeting further decided to conduct complaint verification of alleged corruption in Billion Tree Tsunami Project against the relevant authority of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government.

The meeting reviewed the progress of the ongoing inquiries, investigations being conducted by NAB against illegal private and cooperative Housing Societies and the steps taken by Capital Development Authority (CDA), Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) and Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) against illegal private and cooperative housing societies, which are mushroomed in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

The focus of the meeting was to review the progress in return of life earned looted money by the Societies to the effected people. Chairman NAB directed Director General, NAB, Rawalpindi to ensure the return of the looted money to the effectees of Housing Societies.

DG Rawalpindi has also been directed to conclude the ongoing inquiries and investigations against the illegal Private Cooperative Housing Societies as early as possible so that the corrupt could be trialed and punished as per law.

The chairman directed CDA, RDA and ICT to timely inform the people about the illegality of various private cooperative housing societies working in the twin cities, so that they could be saved from squandering their money by investing in the illegal societies.

Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal directed CDA, RDA and ICT to upload the details of illegal private and cooperative housing societies of Rawalpindi and Islamabad at their respective websites.

He also asked the people to invest their life earned savings only in the legal private and cooperative housing societies that too after complete verification of the particulars of the relevant societies from relevant government departments. DNA