Broadsheet Inquiry Commission begins probe despite objections of opposition

Dunya News

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – The Broadsheet Commission headed by Justice (retd) Azmat Saeed has started its work despite objections of the opposition. The secretariat established in the Federal Shariah Court has become functional.
According to sources, Justice (retd) Azmat Saeed, head of the Broadsheet Inquiry Commission, reached the secretariat and looked into the matter. It may be noted that he has been given the power to form committees consisting of officers and experts for investigation.
The Broadsheet Commission will complete the inquiry in 6 weeks. The Commission of Inquiry will examine the selection, appointment process and contracts of the Broadsheet and the International Assets Recovery (IAR).
The Commission will also examine the reasons and implications of the cancellation of contracts with Broadsheet and IAR in 2003. The Commission has also been entrusted with the task of identifying the reasons and implications of Pakistan s payments to Broadsheet in 2008.
The commission headed by Justice (retd) Azmat Saeed will also determine the financial loss to the country as a result of closing various cases. The Broadsheet Inquiry Commission will have the power to summon any person for investigation.
The Broadsheet Commission will also investigate other corruption cases, including corruption over the past 30 years. According to sources, the commission has appointed officers of good repute while all the requirements including logistical support have also been taken into consideration.

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