Activists of Hazara Democratic Party chant slogans during a protest demonstration in favor of their demands outside QPC. — INP Photo by Hassan Khan

SLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has issued an official press release which indicates that it wants to appease PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif who will soon become prime minister for the third time.

“NAB is determined to follow the new government’s declared intent of zero tolerance for corruption and full promotion of meritocracy for good governance,” the press release issued on Tuesday said.

It said the bureau would present short- and long-term action plans to the new government for ownership and full support in its anti-corruption efforts.

In an apparent move to appease the PML-N chief, NAB spokesman Ramzan Sajid said: “NAB chairman retired Admiral Fasih Bokhari was appointed the Navy chief by Nawaz Sharif.”

During the scrutiny of candidates for the May 11 elections, the NAB had sent a detailed report to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on bank loan defaulters which carried the names of Nawaz Sharif and his brother Shahbaz Sharif.

Updated May 15, 2013 07:24am

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R Singh
May 15, 2013 07:41am

Dear Editor, kindly correct the news article. You have reported, the content of "NAB trying to appease Nawaz" under the current heading.

I wonder whether, this is a subtle way of showing, the state of confusion and chaos, that exists in pakistan nowadays?

May 15, 2013 09:38am

Instead of the story about 'rejection of poll results in Balochistan', as captioned, the body of the story speaks about NAP appeasing ... Proof reading in date line also requires editor's attention.

R Singh
May 15, 2013 09:40am

Can you please correct the article.Chaos galore in pakistan as usual

kamran arain
May 15, 2013 10:35am

The headline and content of this page do not match

May 15, 2013 11:37am


May 15, 2013 11:45am

anybody who works sincerely will get the reward from ALLAH, whether he loses or wins in elections. so dear leaders, if you work again sincerely for people , they will love you. ON TOP OF THAT ALLAH WILL LOVE YOU. so go on working for ALLAHS PEOPLE selflessly , ALLAH will do good to you whether you feel that allahs favour or not. PLEASE BE TOLERANT AND THINK HOW TO BETTER THE FUTURE OF THE GREAT NATION PAKISTAN. PLEASE do not think on party lines but on national lines.