hussain asghar, high-powered probe commission

Former Police Officer and National Accountability Bureau’s Deputy Chairman, Hussain Asghar is appointed as the Head of the “high-power” probe commission, whom purpose will be to investigate the debts taken in the last 10 years by the previous Governments of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz and Pakistan People’s Party.

The decision was taken in a Cabinet Meeting on Tuesday, by Faisal Javed and Prime Minister, Imran Khan.

The aim of the commission is to investigate the loans between 2008 and 2018 by the previous Governments.

Faisal Javed added that this decision was taken forward by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf to pursue the accountability process in the country.

PM Khan Forms High-Powered Probe Commission, Led By Hussain Asghar

Sources informed the Media Channels that several names, which included the former Director of Intelligence Bureau, IG Sindh, but Hussain Asghar was finalized.

Yesterday, Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a high-level meeting, with the spokesperson of the Government in Islamabad, and take them in confidence over high-powered probe commission.

During the meeting, it was presented that 24,000 Billion of loans in the past 10 years were soared and other matters related to corruption and rupee devaluation were taken into consideration as well.

The members of the meeting also briefed the Prime Minister about the individuals which are involved in the Dollar Hoarding, resulting in Pakistani Rupee devaluation.

On June 11, Prime Minister Imran khan had announced to form a high-powered probe commission to investigate the soaring of loans worth 24,000 in the past 10 years.

The commission would be highly explicable consisting officials from Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Federal board of Revenue (FBR), and finally, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).

The Commission will present its first report within the time duration of six months, and that the High-powered Probe Commission and it will work as an act of Parliament.

Previously, Hussain Asghar has also worked as an Anti-Corruption Establishment of Punjab and the Federal Investigation Agency.

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