NAB chairman summons meeting in aftermath of SC verdict

NAB chairman summons meeting in aftermath of SC verdict


Top court nullified 9 out of 10 clauses of NAB amendments passed by PDM government

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Following the Supreme Court's decision on the NAB amendments case, NAB chairman retired Lt Gen Nazir Ahmad Butt has called a crucial meeting of the bureau administration. 

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The meeting, to be held at the NAB headquarters on Monday, will be chaired by the NAB head. 

NAB has appointed Additional Prosecutor General Akbar Tarar as the acting prosecutor general till the regular incumbent fills the vacancy which was created after the resignation of Prosecutor General Asghar Haider.

The resignation of NAB Prosecutor General Haider was accepted this past Sept 14. 

A three-member bench of the apex court, led by Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial, approved the petition filed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief against the NAB amendments passed during the PDM regime. The top court nullified nine out of 10 clauses of the NAB amendments.