National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal Friday approved a comprehensive quality grading system to review the annual performance of the bureau’s officers and officials.
Under this grading system, while evaluating the performance for year 2017, the mistakes of the officers of regional bureaus and headquarters would be identified and strict disciplinary action would be taken against incompetent and negligent officers, a press release said.
He said NAB had set a period of ten months for completing the process for filing of complaints, verification, inquiry, investigation and then filing of reference and this time limit would be implemented.
Necessary instructions had been issued to all the regional bureaus about the grading system. With the consultation of regional bureaus and senior officers, a combined investigation system would be approved to ensure an effective operational mechanism.
The NAB chairman also decided to listen to public complaints about corruption on last Thursday of every month between 2pm to 4pm here at bureau’s headquarters.
The senior officers of NAB would also be present on the occasion, a statement said. The bureau has asked the complainants to remain punctual and bring complete applications along with their computerized national identity card and solid evidences.
In his comments, the chairman said he was committed to implementing principle of ‘Accountability for All’ without any pressure or influence.