NAB summons ex-finance minister Miftah Ismail in illegal contract probe
KARACHI: The Nationwide Duty Bureau (NAB) has summoned former finance minister Dr Miftah Ismail on June 20 in a probe associated with unlawful execution of contracts.
In a remark issued by means of the responsibility frame, Ismail allegedly authorized awarding of unlawful contracts to Jamshoro Joint Project Restricted (JJVL) all over his tenure as chairman of Sui Southern Fuel Corporate Ltd.
Ismail served because the chairman of SSGC from November 2013 to October 2017. He was once named consultant to the High Minister on Finance, Income and Financial Affairs past due final yr, earlier than being promoted to the position of federal finance minister in April 2018.
The NAB, in its remark, additionally stated 5 pricey fuel fields have been reduced in size to JJVL in violation of the Ideal Court docket’s orders. Ismail authorized the contracts all over a board of administrators assembly chaired by means of him, the remark added.
The ex-finance minister has been urged to look at NAB Karachi place of work on June 20.
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