Cabinet approves constitution of a committee to amend laws pertaining National Accountability Bureau
ISLAMABAD ( Web News )
The Federal Cabinet has approved constitution of a committee to amend laws pertaining National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
The cabinet which met in Islamabad on Tuesday with Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif in the chair, approved that the committee to be headed by the Law Minister and comprises leading experts of law, banking, bureaucracy and other sectors.
During the detailed discussion on amendments in the NAB law, the cabinet members termed it a black legislation, which has been used for political victimization and to harass government employees and the business community.
The cabinet also approved annulment of Civil Servants (Directory Retirement from Service) Rules 2020 as well as ending disciplinary actions initiated against government officers under these rules.
The cabinet said that these rules are being used to pressurize government officers, which have no justification.
It declared that new rules cannot be framed in the presence of already existing ones.
It said the process of accountability should be transparent and indiscriminate.