• The News

    Ghani demands NAB take action on Rs300 bn sugar scam

    KARACHI: Sindh Education and Labour Minister Saeed Ghani has said the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is yet to see corruption to the tune of Rs300 billion detected in the sugar scandal as it has not taken action against Prime Minister Imran Khan and his cronies after they were named in the scam. Speaking at a […]

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  • Business Recorder

    Covid-19 pandemic: TI-P accuses govts of not following rules

    Transparency International Pakistan (TI-P) has accused federal and provincial governments of not following rules meant to upload contracts awarded to procure goods worth billions of rupees for dealing with Covid-19 epidemic on their websites. In letters to Secretary to Prime Minster, Azam Khan and Chief Ministers of three provinces, (TI-P) has raised this issue. Copies […]

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  • Pakistan Today

    Power sector mess

    We have multitude of problems starting from maladministration & bad governance , inefficiencies , corruption which include thefts and high T & D losses and incompetence. The last government added appreciable generation capacity of 12000 MWs but no imvestment was made in the distribution sector . Here the fault did not lie with the politicians […]

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  • The News

    PPP demands PM be held accountable for sugar export, subsidy

    KARACHI: The PPP demanded Prime Minister Imran Khan and the federal cabinet be held accountable for approving the export of sugar and freight subsidy of Rs2 billion. Adviser to the Sindh Chief Minister on Law Syed Murtaza Wahab and Information Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah held a press conference on Thursday to answer corruption allegations […]

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  • The News

    Shibli Faraz says PM Imran is the ‘only antidote to the virus of corruption’

    Information minister Shibli Faraz on Thursday said that the prime minister “is the sole antidote to the corruption virus”. Addressing a media briefing in Islamabad, he vowed that the Sugar Inquiry Commission’s probe into the sugar price hike in the country is just the beginning. “[Prime Minister] Imran Khan will not stop here. We will […]

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  • Tribune

    NAB reviews progress in mega corruption cases

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday reviewed progress on key cases and inquiries of mega corruption involving former prime ministers, a president, other high-ups as well as offshore companies. The anti-corruption watchdog chief Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal chaired a high-level meeting at the NAB Headquarters along with other officials. The meeting reviewed the […]

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  • Business Recorder

    ‘Construction Industry Development Board’ to be set up

    Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, has decided to establish Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) as an autonomous body, allegedly to “accommodate” one of the close friends of a top man in the Ministry as Chief Executive Officer(CEO), well-informed sources told Business Recorder. The administrative control of the entity will be determined by consultation after […]

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  • Pakistan Observer

    Transparency International demands audit of PIA’s hotels abroad

    Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has pointed out the violation of Public Procurement Rules 2004 in award of renovation contract of Roosevelt hotel New York USA and Scribe hotel Paris France worth over US 25 million as well as irregular leasing out of both hotels by Najib Sami MD PIA. In a letter to Chairman PIA […]

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  • Business Recorder

    TI-P accuses KE of sending ‘exaggerated’ bills to consumers

    Transparency International Pakistan (TI-P) has accused Karachi Electric (KE) of sending “exaggerated” electricity bills to consumers. On March 5, 2020, National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) had also sought a report from KE which has not yet been provided. According to TI-P, which has sent letters to Secretary to Prime Minister, Director General NAB, Karachi, […]

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  • Daily Times

    NAB chairman reviews bureau’s ‘Awareness and Prevention Strategy’

    NAB Chairman Justice Javed Iqbal chaired a meeting to review Awareness and Prevention Strategy of NAB at the NAB Headquarters. The NAB chairman said that NAB’s Awareness Strategy has been appreciated by the World Economic Forum in its Global Competitive Index Report of 2019 in order to aware people about the ill effects of corruption, […]

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