Pak Govt to file references against corrupt housing societies, JKHS case referred to NAB


ISLAMABAD: The government has informed the National Assembly on Thursday that references would be filed against the housing societies found involved in corruption and corrupt practice with the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). 

The Jammu and Kashmir Housing Society (JKHS) case has been referred to NAB, the session was informed.  The session was further updated that owners of some illegal guest houses established in residential areas in Islamabad have approached the Supreme Court against the CDA action, adding that as their cases get closed further measures will be taken against the owners of such guest houses.

It was also told the National Assembly that immediate action has been taken against the complaints received by the Prime Minister House through the PM portal. The complainants are also kept informed about the actions on their complaints.  

Parliamentary Secretary Interior Shaukat Ali informed the session that a maximum number of passport offices have been operational in different cities of the country.

PPP member Parliament NaveedQamar said where passport offices were opened it has also been said that people of these areas are sensitive asking whether the people of the areas where passport offices are not yet open are physically sound.

The NA session was also informed that the foreign office received as many as 521,077 applications during the past one year, of which only 24 are pending and the rest have been processed.