Posts tagged as: corruption

Budget debates: Balochistan legislators call for investigations into corruption

QUETTA: Legislators in the Balochistan Assembly on Monday demanded that a high-level committee should be formed which impartially investigates corruption in development schemes. The legislators hailing from treasury and opposition benches made the demand during the session of Balochistan Assembly on Monday with Speaker Jan Muhammad Jamali in the chair. Provincial budget While debating on provincial […]

No corruption scandal in JI: Munawwar

QUETTA: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Syed Munawwar Hassan has said there are no corruption scandals against any member of his party.Addressing a public gathering on Sunday‚ the JI Ameer said that Baloch people have been deceived in the name of Balochistan package.He said that former military ruler Pervez Musharraf is wanted in different cases but he […]

Culture, Corruption and the Hereafter

Some readers, whose intelligence I respect, took my last op-ed to be dismissive of corruption as a cause of Pakistan’s social decay. I apologise for having failed to express myself adequately: I certainly do not dispute that Pakistan is reaping the terrible consequences of wholesale corruption. Corruption, by definition, expropriates that which rightfully belongs to […]

‘There is corruption in Balochistan, there is no harm in it’: Ali Madad Jatak

QUETTA: The Balochistan Provincial Minister for Communications Ali Madad Jatak believes that there must be some sort of corruption in his province given its backwardness, and that there really is no harm in that. Talking to media in Quetta on Friday, Jatak, who also doubles as the spokesperson for the government of Balochistan confessed that corruption […]

‘There is corruption in Balochistan, there is no harm in it’: Ali Madad Jatak

QUETTA: The Balochistan Provincial Minister for Communications Ali Madad Jatak believes that there must be some sort of corruption in his province given its backwardness, and that there really is no harm in that. Talking to media in Quetta on Friday, Jatak, who also doubles as the spokesperson for the government of Balochistan confessed that corruption […]

Audit report: SSGC suffers Rs36b loss due to corruption, non-recovery

ISLAMABAD:  The Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) has detected 22 cases of fraud, embezzlement, gas theft, irregular appointments and non-recovery of funds, causing a loss of Rs36 billion to Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC). As a result, the AGP has recommended initiating an inquiry into the conduct of officials in award of contracts, irregular payments […]

Corruption case hearing: SC orders eviction of encroached PR land

ISLAMABAD:  The Supreme Court has issued directions for the eviction of land owned by Pakistan Railways, which has for decades been encroached upon by different government departments as well as the armed forces. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, directed the chief secretaries of all four provinces, as well as the […]

NAB Balochistan arrest ex-Food department official on corruption charges

QUETTA: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan arrested a proclaimed offender in a corruption reference here Tuesday. NAB Balochistan Quetta News Sources

NAB moot links terrorism to corruption

QUETTA: Speakers viewed that one of the major causes of terrorism was bad culture of corruption adding that society itself was responsible for promoti Quetta News Sources

Corruption charges : NAB begins inquiry against 7 ministers

  QUETTA: The provincial chapter of the accountability watchdog has launched inquiries into corruption charges leveled against seven provincial ministers, including four sitting ministers, said Director-General National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan Maj (retd) Barhan Ali on Thursday. “I am not going to disclose the names of ministers allegedly charged with corruption cases since investigations are at […]

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