ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted two more days to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) director general to get the order for transferring FIA Additional DG Zafar Qureshi from NICL case annulled, otherwise the contempt of court proceedings would be initiated against him. While heading a three-member bench, Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry told the counsel for FIA DG Malik Iqbal that if the DG was convicted, every action he took would be reversed automatically. The bench was hearing a suo moto case regarding violation of Public Procurement Rules, 2004, by National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) that caused billions of rupees loss to public exchequer. During the proceedings, the chief justice stated that the FIA DG has undermined the authority of the court, saying Malik Iqbal was creating obstacles in the affairs of the apex court. Justice Muhammad Sair Ali said: Malik Iqbal does not deserve any compassion from this court. The court observed that Contempt of Court Act was passed to jealously safeguard the respect and dignity of the court. The chief justice asked the FIA Director (Legal) Azam Khan what more recoveries have been made in light of the briefing given by FIA officials to NA?Standing Committee Commerce about the NICL financial scandal. He said according to audit report prepared by the Auditor General of Pakistan at least Rs 18 billion were misappropriated in NICL, while less than Rs 2 billion have been recovered out of the total. Makhdoom Ali Khan appearing on behalf of the DG FIA stated that Malik Iqbals 29th April letter has been misinterpreted. He prayed that Malik Iqbal be granted 8 to 10 more days for the compliance of court order. Justice Sair Ali remarked that if he could produces result then its fine, otherwise it would be mere wastage of time. DG FIA begged for mercy as he informed the court that he had submitted reports about the NICL. The chief justice said that mere reports were not enough, and that he has to show some practical progress in the corruption cases. The CJP said it was feared that those FIA officials who have been doing good may also not be transferred. The case was adjourned till May 27, 2011. The bench was hearing a contempt notice which had been issued to the FIA DG under Article 204 of the Constitution read with Section 3 of the Contempt of the Court Ordinance 2003 for intervening in the administration of justice by approaching the govt authorities for reassigning Qureshi as Director General of the National Police Foundation (NPF).