NAB Chairman Justice (R) Javed Iqbal has rejected the applications for removal of names of former PM Raja Pervez Ashraf and ex Federal Minister Railways Gen (R) Javed Ashraf Qazi from Exit Control List (ECL).

Both the accused, who are under investigation for corruption of billions of rupees, gave applications to the chairman to allow them to travel abroad.

NAB chairman rejected their applications and ordered the investigating officers to complete probe against them.

Javed Ashraf Qazi was Federal Minister for Railways in Musharaf tenure and he allegedly committed corruption in the procurement of railways engine from China.