ISLAMABAD: Below the continuing accountability drive of the incumbent authorities, Federal Minister for Communication and Postal Companies Murad Saeed on Thursday introduced to tighten noose across the alleged corruption of former minister Ahsan Iqbal.
“The time has come for Ahsan Iqbal to fret,” he mentioned in a press convention whereas vowing to get rid of corruption underneath the management of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Referring to the PM’s determination to determine a high-powered fee to probe corruption of final 10 years, Saeed mentioned Ahsan Iqbal’s case would be the the primary one to be investigated by the committee.
“The primary venture [of the Ministry of Communication and Postal Services] to be probed by the fee belongs to Ahsan Iqbal,” the minister informed, including that the case was already being pursued by the Nationwide Accountability Bureau as nicely.
He claimed that Iqbal, being the minister for planning in 2013, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) within the place of a minister for communication for the development of the Multan-Sukkur motorway.
The Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz authorities embezzled Rs 50 billion on each venture in its tenure, he acknowledged.
Saeed additional apprised that his ministry will ahead all circumstances of alleged corruption and embezzlement from previous 10 years, to the prime minister inside per week’s time after the formation of the probe fee.