ISLAMABAD – Chairman Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (retired) Javed Iqbal on Tuesday chaired a high-level assembly at NAB Headquarters and devised a complete technique to make sure the attendance of NAB prosecutors in numerous courts throughout the lockdown in numerous cities in order that no case of NAB might be dismissed on account of non-prosecution or nonappearance of NAB prosecutors.

The assembly was attended by Deputy Chairman, NAB, Prosecutor Normal Accountability, Director Normal, Operations, DG headquarters, DG Human Useful resource Growth, senior officers of the Bureau, whereas Director Generals of all Regional Bureaus attended the assembly through video hyperlink. The individuals of the assembly maintained three to 4 toes distance amongst themselves.The assembly was instructed that the entry of tourists had already been banned at NAB headquarters and all regional places of work on the course of Chairman NAB.

The assembly additionally determined to watch working hours from 9:00am to 2:00pm for NAB places of work. The related DGs will cut back their employees by fifty p.c of their respective places of work and employees over fifty years of age affected by pre-existing ailments shall be required in workplace solely on pressing foundation. Class 4 employees’s attendance shall be diminished by fifty p.c. Particular checking of employees and others shall be ensured at entry gate by thermal weapons.

Particular screening of the officers, employees members who had visited overseas in February and March 2020 could be carried out. The assembly additional determined to shut official transport of NAB, exempting the employees from biometric attendance until April 5, 2020. It determined to make sure frequent hand washing, use of sanitizer, gloves and masks. Girls employees members had been allowed to work from their properties until April 5. In lockdown areas related DGs will stay current at their respective stations. The screening of accused in NAB custody shall be ensured from certified medical doctors in addition to offering them masks, gloves, sanitizer and different essential gear to guard them from the lethal COVID-19. The assembly suspended all future conferences of NAB together with open courts, government board assembly and different routine conferences until April 5. Related DGs had been directed to name their employees in solely pressing nature of consultations.

Chairman NAB expressed its agency resolve that no person shall be overwhelmed by concern, however will as a substitute struggle COVID-19. Solely precautionary measures can save and defend from the lethal virus, he added.

He stated the officers ought to inform their related DGs if signs of coronavirus seem in order that speedy remedial measures might be taken. He stated officers mustn’t go to massive gatherings, not go exterior with none logical cause and keep shut contact with their DGs by phone with a view to get rid of official enterprise with out fail.