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Lahore(UNN) In pursuance of the directives of Chairman, National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Justice Javed Iqbal regarding holding of ‘Open Hearing’ on monthly basis, the regional Bureau’s Director General, Shahzad Saleem conducts an ‘Open Hearing’ between 12 – 4 pm in which he listened to the complainants himself. At the occasion, the DG maintained that NAB Lahore direly struggling to recover the looted public money from the plunderers on priority, whereas, from 2017 to till date only NAB Lahore has succeeded in recovering more than Rs 4 Billion from currupt elements which has been a record recovery in the history of NAB Lahore region since its inception. The recovered amount has been being returned to the concerned departments and affectees time to time, in accordance with law.
The Open Hearing attracted dozens of complainants mostly belonging to the frauds related to Housing Sector Scams and other cheating public at large matters, whereas, some other complainants approached DG NAB against the issues pertaining to misuse of powers being faced by them in different govt and semi-govt Departments. The illegal Housing Schemes include Ferozpur City Project, Model Housing Enclave and Eden Housing Projects etc against which maximum complainants lodged their queries, whereas, DG NAB Lahore gave his words to the complainants that all of the grievances would be treated purely based on merit and clarity, moreover, the financial losses caused to the affectees would be addressed on precedence and for the reason NAB is not to leave any stone unturned till the losses of general public are being addressed. He said that bringing looted money back is one among NAB’s top priorities and for this cause all officers of the Bureau
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