The federal cabinet meeting headed by Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved the appointment of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Deputy Chairman Hussain Asghar as head of National Investigation Commission recently announced by PM to investigate the increase in the country’s debt in the last ten years.
The cabinet meeting has suggested names of Shoib Siddle, Hussain Asghar, retired judge and police officer to head the inquiry commission. In his post-federal budget speech, the Prime Minister Imran Khan had announced to constitute a high powered commission to probe the wealth stolen from Pakistan since last ten years. In a nationwide address, he said the commission will include representatives of FIA, IB, ISI, FBR and SECP. “We will find out through the inquiry commission how foreign debts of the country mounted to Rs24,000 billion.”
He had said that FIA, IB, ISI, FBR and SECP representatives will be part of the inquiry commission. He claimed that the country’s debt rose to Rs97,000 billion in the last 10 years.
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17 November, 2019