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February 23, 2021

NAB chairman reviews progress in sugar subsidy scam

National

February 23, 2021

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau Chairman Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal Monday directed the combined investigation team (CIT) of NAB to complete investigations into the sugar subsidy scam in a transparent, independent, impartial and professional manner.

Chairing a meeting here, he expressed his satisfaction on the sugar subsidy scam report. He directed the CIT to get details of the audit reports of the companies, and financial matters related to sugar subsidy scam from the Securities and Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to ascertain facts about the case.

The meeting reviewed the ongoing investigations on sugar subsidy and was attended by NAB deputy chairman, prosecutor general, director general operations, NAB Rawalpindi director general and senior officers.

Javed Iqbal directed all concerned to provide ample opportunity to the persons and departments concerned as per law so that references could be filed against the responsible persons/ departments for receiving subsidies illegally and the looted billions of rupees could be retrieved as per law.