Government tweaks NAB

Government tweaks NAB

The Federal government of Pakistan announced new amendments in National Accountability Bureau laws through an ordinance approved by acting President Sadiq Sanjrani.

The new amendments allowed the National Accountability Bureau to detain the suspects on non-cooperation.

The notification signed by President Sadiq Sanjrani states, “The Prime Minister’s advice at Para 6 of the summary is approved. The National Accountability Bureau Ordinance 2023 is signed and promulgated”.

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The ordinance was signed around midnight ordering NAB to increase physical remand from 15 days to 30 days. Earlier, the physical remand duration was reduced from 90 days to 14 days.

Other important amendments

The cabinet also signed the bill pertaining to the regulation of private security services in order to regulate and monitor private security agencies that will be sent to CCLC.

The Cabinet also approved the Higher Education Commission amendment bill that is to increase the term of HEC chairman from two to three years. The new law would deprive him of the status of federal minister.

The Cabinet also discussed the new deal with the IMF saying it as a moment of concern and not the decision of pride as it would make the situation more problematic for the upcoming government.

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Prime Minister Shahbaz Shareef said that the government is continuously struggling on policies to stabilize the economic situation of Pakistan.

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