PC: Geo.tv

The Ministry of Law and Justice appointed retired Lt Gen Nazir Ahmad as new chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Pakistan.

His appointment notification was issued after Prime Minister Pakistan Shahbaz Sharif and Leader of the Opposition Raja Riaz gave their approvals to appoint Mr. Ahmad as the new head of the institution.

According to the notification, Mr. Ahmad has been appointed for three years. This appointment was made after the ex chairman NAB stepped down recently.

The Prime Minister house said on 4th February, “In terms of Section 6 of the National Accountability Ordinan e, 1999 (XVIII of 1999), as amended from time to time, consultation between the Leader of the House is the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly has been made and there is a consensus on the name of Lt.Gen(Retd.) Nazir Ahmad, for his appointment by the Federal Government as Chairman, National Accountability Bureau (NAB)”.

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