Ex-DG NAB Musaddiq Abbasi to exchange Shahzad Akbar as accountability adviser

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Former Director-Basic NAB Brigadier (Retd) Musaddiq Abbasi — Twitter/File
  • In line with sources, notification of the appointment is prone to be issued quickly.
  • Abbasi will substitute former adviser Mirza Shahzad Akbar who resigned from the publish on Jan 24.
  • President Arif Alvi accepted the resignation of Akbar in the present day.

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has appointed the previous director-general of the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) Brigadier (Retd) Musaddiq Abbasi because the Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Accountability, Geo Information reported Wednesday, citing sources.

In line with sources, the notification of the appointment is prone to be issued quickly.

Abbasi will substitute former adviser Mirza Shahzad Akbar who resigned from the publish on January 24.

“I’ve tendered my resignation in the present day to PM as Adviser. I sincerely hope the method of accountability continues below [the] management of PM IK as per PTI’s manifesto. I’ll stay related to the occasion [and] maintain contributing as a member of the authorized fraternity,” Akbar wrote on Twitter.

On January 26, President Arif Alvi accepted the resignation of Akbar.

A former deputy prosecutor for the NAB, Akbar was appointed because the particular assistant to the prime minister on accountability in August 2018.

Later, in December 2019, he was additionally given a further portfolio of adviser to the prime minister on inside affairs.

In July 2020, the barrister was promoted because the adviser to the prime minister on accountability and inside with the standing of a federal minister.

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