ISLAMABAD (PR): Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Javed Iqbal has ordered inquiry against officer of Drug Regulatory Authority (DRAP) Ministry of National Health Services and Regulatory Authority Sheikh Akhtar Hussein for having assets beyond known sources of income, declaring him deceased in two references of NAB and his appointment as CEO DRAP in BS -19 against the post of BS-21.
Chairman NAB has also took notice of appointing Akhtar as chief executive officer of DRAP despite accusations of corruption and NAB inquiry against him besides no departmental inquiry was conducted against him with regard to his assets beyond known sources of income.
NAB Rawalpindi has been directed to present inquiry report against Akhtar Hussain. It merits mentioning here that NAB is also conducting inquiry against former Chief Executive DRAP Aslam Afghani who had been appointed
CEO despite owing a private pharmaceutical company in contrary to law. Afghani played decisive role in enhancing medicine prices. His company benefited while millions of people beard burden of medicines on higher rates.