Opposition leader, govt mull over names for chairman NAB post | Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: Opposition Chief within the Nationwide Meeting Khursheed Shah met on Tuesday Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to carry consultations over names for the appointment of the brand new Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman.

Shah, after the assembly, mentioned the federal government has urged three names, particularly, Justice (retd) Rehmat Jafry, Justice (retd) Chaudhry Aijaz and Director Common Intelligence Bureau Aftab Sultan.

Names urged by the opposition are Justice (retd) Faqer Mohammad Khokhar, Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal and former secretary of the Election Fee of Pakistan Ishtiaque Ahmed Khan.

Shah mentioned that he and the prime minister will additional seek the advice of on the matter with their respective social gathering leaders.

Earlier, Shah, whereas criticising the function of the Muttahida Quami Motion-Pakistan and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, mentioned that an investigation must be launched relating to the function of the 2 events in relation to the passing of the Elections Invoice from the Senate.

Shah mentioned that regardless of contacting the PTI thrice, it didn’t recommend the identify for the put up of chairman of the Nationwide Accountability Bureau.

“In the event that they don’t recommend a reputation, I can’t carry on ready,” he mentioned.

The opposition chief mentioned that the number of the chairman NAB can be carried out earlier than October eight, including that he would meet the prime minister once more on Thursday.

Zardari needs his personal NAB chief: Sheikh Rasheed

Speaking about former president Asif Zardari, Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed mentioned the Pakistan Peoples Social gathering’s supremo needs his personal Nationwide Accountability Bureau chairman, caretaker authorities and election fee.

Rasheed additionally mentioned that Punjab can be battleground between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, including that Zardari’s social gathering will not be a contender within the nation’s largest province.  

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