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  • ISLAMABAD -  A special committee headed by Interior Minister Ashan Iqbal has recommended for extending the service tenure of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Chairman Dr Ismail Shah for another four years, The Nation has learnt.   Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had ...

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  • Islamabad - The National Assembly Standing Committee on Climate Change Friday expressed concern over cutting of trees on Embassy Road Islamabad and recommended strict action against those involved. The meeting held under the chair of Malik Muhammad Uzair Khan, Chairman Committee in Parliament ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal Wednesday ordered the authorities to freeze properties and assets of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the case of accumulation of assets beyond known sources of income, The Nation has learnt. According to the documents ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is all set to grab yet another wicket of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) as Waseem Afzal Gondal, a former member Punjab Assembly and the younger brother of PPP senior leader Nadeem Afzal Chan, will part ways with the party and join the PTI on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has expressed his annoyance over the delay in processing pending cases asking the officials to explain why no legal action was taken on inquiries and investigations on the basis of various complaints in the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Federal government has started work to hold the Central Selection Board (CSB) meeting which has not taken place in the last one-and-a-half-year, The Nation has learnt. The Establishment Division has almost finalized panels of different services groups of grade-19 and grade-20 which ...

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  • Islamabad-Deputy Speaker National Assembly Murtaza Javed Abbasi on Saturday said that blind persons deserve special attention and government will fulfil its obligations to provide all possible support to them for their proper education and training in market-oriented skills.  He expressed ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The federal government has appointed Shahid Ashraf Tarar as Executive Director at the World Bank for a period of three years. Tarar will replace the outgoing World Bank Executive Director and Nasir Khosa. According to the Establishment Division notification, “Shahid Ashraf Tarar, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb on Thursday informed the Senate Standing Committee on Information that a bill for welfare and protection of journalists will be presented before the cabinet for approval next week. The committee met in the chair of Chairman Senator ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Thursday warned bureau officials against misusing their powers stating such staffers would have no place in the anti-corruption watchdog. He was addressing officers of NAB headquarters and Rawalpindi bureau ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Opposition politicians and detractors have called the tenure of outgoing Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Qamar Zaman Chaudhry as “black period” in the history of the national anti-corruption body, stating that he only served the interests of former president ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The newly appointed National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal will have to be on his mettle from the start as several high-profile cases will be welcoming him as soon as he assumes charge of the office. The Ministry of Law issued the notification of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Eight senior and junior officials of the NAB are among the list of 28 witnesses against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the corruption reference filed against him in the accountability court regarding the accumulation of assets beyond known sources of income, The Nation has ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday chaired the High Powered Selection Board meeting and reviewed promotion cases of different services groups of grade-21 and approved promotion of one and half dozen to next grades, The Nation has leant. Sources claimed that Secretary ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The appointment process of new Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has once again brought the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) closer to its rival Pakistan People’s Party at a crucial time ahead of next general elections. Apparently, the government and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Executive Board (EB) meeting of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday closed six high-profile cases, including cases against former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and Sindh Minister for Industries Muhammad Ali Malkani, due to lack of evidence. The NAB EBM was ...

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  • Islamabad - The National Accountability Bureau has issued new ranking of its seven regional offices, and the Lahore Bureau is on top of the list while the Bureau headed by Joint investigation team member on Panama Papers Irfan Mangi has secured 5th position. Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman NAB, has ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has submitted its fact-finding report to Prime Minister Secretariat on sexual harassment of female officer, Shaheen Bukhari, by Deputy Chairman Syed Muzaffar Ali Shah, The Nation has learnt. The PM Secretariat had sought details ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The meeting of high-powered selection board is likely to be held next week. Well-placed sources in the Establishment Division told The Nation that the selection board’s meeting was scheduled for September 16 but it was postponed due to the prime minister’s visit to the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly Standing Committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage on Thursday asked the Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (Pemra) to take notice of mudslinging on politicians on the electronic media. The committee meeting was held under the chair ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The federal government has failed to appoint permanent heads of at least seven ministries while posts of five special secretaries and over a dozen additional secretaries are also lying vacant in different divisions. According to documents available with The Nation, seven key ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has sent court summons of disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children to the Foreign Office with directives to deliver them at the accused’s London residence through the Pakistan High Commission in the UK, The Nation has ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has approved an “assistance package” for families of government employees who go missing during service and could not be recovered. According to the Establishment Division’s notification: “Prime minister has been pleased to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Law and Justice Zahid Hamid said on Thursday that a draft law has been prepared for a new national accountability body. He said that the draft law of the new accountability body — National Accountability Commission (NAC) — would soon be introduced in the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb Tuesday said that the fact finding report has been received about the fake ordinance of the Press Council of Pakistan. Addressing a press conference, she said the report will be made public very soon and those responsible will be ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - In negation of the spirit of the Supreme Court’s decision of discouraging illegal appointments, the high-ups at the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) have again hired the services of two of its four Director Generals sacked in March this year, The Nation has learnt. Well-placed ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A special three-member inquiry committee has submitted its first report in the Supreme Court regarding illegal appointments in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), The Nation has learnt. Well-placed sources told The Nation that the NAB had issued show cause notices to more than 100 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhary started his farewell visits to regional offices after the prime minister and the opposition leader in the National Assembly held a consultative meeting for the appointment of a new chief of the bureau. As part of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau will file today an appeal in the Supreme Court for reopening of Hudaibiya Paper Mills case. It would be an extraordinary move, as the case has been time barred and was decided by the Lahore High Court in 2014. NAB Spokesperson Asim Ali Nawazish ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Meeting of the high-powered selection board (HPSB) is likely to be held on Thursday (today) regarding promotion of grade-21 officers of various services groups to grade-22, The Nation has learnt. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will chair the meeting in his office and ...

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