Karachi: (Aftab Channa) With the passage of controversial “National Accountability Ordinance, 1999 Sindh Repeal Act, 2017, the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) led Sindh government has finally asked the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to transfer all pending complaints, inquiries and investigations to province’s Anti Corruption Establishment for self propelled action against corrupt mafias, Sindh Post has learnt.
In this regard, Sindh government’s Services, General Administration & Coordination Department (SGA&CD) has forwarded a letter No:SO(C-IV)/SGA&CD/3-2/17 titled “Transfer of Pending Complaints, Inquiries and Investigations with respect to Provincial Departments and Office Holders”, a copy of which is exclusively available with the Sindh Post.
The letter states that: “I am directed to refer to the subject and to bring to your kind knowledge that provincial assembly of Sindh has passed the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999 Sindh Repeal Act, 2017 which has become law with effect from 9th August 2017 as per provisions of Article 116 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.”
“I am further directed to state under Section 2 of above Repeal Act, all complaints, inquiries and investigations with regard to provincial departments and provincial office holders relating to province of Sindh are to be transferred to Anti Corruption Establishment Sindh”, the letter added.
It is therefore requested to kindly transfer all pending complaints, inquiries and investigations to Anti Corruption Establishment as per provisions of National Accountability Ordinance, 1999 Sindh Repeal Act, 2017, the letter concluded.