NAB holds public hearing

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KARACHI: In compliance with National Accoun¬tability Bureau (NAB) chairman’s initiative, Zero Tolerance against Corru¬ption, the director general of NAB Karachi along with his team conducted a public hearing by receiving complaints from general public, at NAB Karachi office between 11am and 1pm.
A large number of complainants submitted their applications regarding land fraud committed by officials in connivance with private persons, said a statement on Thursday.
A number of people also lodged their complaints against some cooperative societies’ managements.
The director general issu¬ed orders for complaint verification against various departments for initiation of prompt actions as per the law.
The complaints were filed against Pakistan Post Office Cooperative Society, irrigation department Sindh, Soudagran Housing Society, Sindh land and revenue department, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and Karachi Development Authority.
The DG also transferred complaints which did not come under the ambit of NAB to departments concerned with the directions to resolve grievances of complainants according to law.
The public hearings will be conducted on every last Thursday of every month at the NAB office.

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