ISLAMABAD The confusion engulfing the fate of Chairman NAB Navid Ahsan was finally over with the acceptance of his resignation by President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday morning and issuance of notification of Deputy Chairman NAB Javed Zia Qazi as Acting Chairman of the Bureau. Sources in the department informed that the resignation of Chairman NAB Navid Ahsan was finally accepted and the summery sent to Presidents Secretariat was signed by President Zardari on Monday while a formal notification of Deputy Chairman NAB Naved Zia Qazi to take over the charge as Acting Chairman was also issued. NAB spokesman has issued a brief statement regarding handing over the charge by Navid Ahsan to his deputy. In pursuance of the government notification, Chairman NAB Navid Ahsan has relinquished the charge of his office and handed over the charge to the Acting Chairman NAB Javed Qazi, the spokesman said. Sources informed TheNation that the resignation of Chairman NAB was pending with Prime Minister for past several months and the summery of his resignation was forwarded to the Presidency and President Asif Ali Zardari gave approval to the same on Monday morning and following his orders notification of Deputy Chairman NAB to take over the charge as Acting Chairman was also issued. Deputy Chairman NAB Javed Zia Qazi was recently appointed to the post and now on the governments direction he took over charge as Acting Chairman NAB relinquishing the Chairman NAB Navid Ahsan of his duties later Monday. In his brief chat with the employees at the farewell hosted in his honour, the outgoing Chairman NAB Navid Ahsan said, We should discharge our duties in the best national interests rising above personal benefits. I am leaving this institution with satisfied heart. He said he had discharged his duties at NAB remaining in the ambit of law, adding, We have worked as a team and have taken decisions keeping in view the national interests in mind. The government of Pakistan gives pay to an officer and he should utilise best of his abilities and take decisions keeping in view the ground realities and requirement of his post, he maintained. Acting Chairman Javed Zia Qazi thanked the outgoing chairman and said he owed a lot to him and was quite impressed by the way he had run the department.