NAB approves fresh reference against Nawaz Sharif
ISLAMABAD: Executive Board of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has given a green light to file a fresh reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
The meeting, chaired by NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, approved 11 corruption references against various people, including Nawaz Sharif, his principle secretary Fawad Hassan Fawad, Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal and others.
The approval was granted during the NAB’s executive board meeting in Islamabad.
Nawaqz Sharif, former foreign secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, and ex-director general of Intelligence Bureau Khalid Sultan have been accused of inflicting a loss of around two billion rupees on national exchequer on procuring 73 security vehicles, and misuse of power.
A reference against Ahsan Iqbal and others for enhancing scope of the Narowal Sports City from 30 million to three billion rupees has also been filed.