NAB chief’s appointment: PTI decides to adopt ‘wait and see’ policy

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday decided to adopt ‘wait and see’ policy about the newly appointed chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), saying the party was not consulted at any stage by opposition leader and the Prime Minister while appointing the head of top anti-graft body. Former Justice Javed Iqbal, a former Supreme Court judge, has been appointed as new chairman NAB by the government in consultation with opposition leader in National Assembly – a mandatory procedure for appointment of NAB chairman – as the incumbent NAB chief is going to retire today (Tuesday).

A meeting of the PTI’s central leadership presided over by Chairman Imran Khan was given a detailed briefing about the appointment of new NAB chairman. “We were not consulted at any stage by the NA opposition leader and the government before finalizing the name of the top anti-graft body. Let us see how the new NAB chief proceeds

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