NAB steps out from dealing cases related to taxes. Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal told that FBR will no lead these specific cases.
While talking to his audience, he said:
The business-related matters including income and sales tax are already transferred to the FBR [Federal Board of Revenue],
NAB chairman said that the bureau respects the business community as they play a vital role in the progress and prosperity of the country.
He further said that Pakistan is in debt of Rs 100 billion and they had to investigate as to where this money is being spent.
Despite claims of expenditures, the hospitals lack bed facilities while the students are unable to get admissions in educational institutes,
Pointing out the corrupt persons, the NAB chairman said:
We are investigating as to from where does this amount come from,
The publication further added, NAB, according to the data, received 53,643 complaints during the year 2019 and successfully resolved 42,760 of them.
In 2018, we received 48,591 complaints and addressed all of them,
We have recovered Rs 363 billion during the last two years and submitted them to the national exchequer,
The number of issues tells us that people now trust NAB and want to bring an end to corruption from the country.