ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has approved closure of inquiries into two cases against Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Punjab Governor Baligh Ur Rehman.
The accountability watchdog said it could not find evidence despite investigation of three years. Upon recommendation of the executive board, NAB Chairman Aftab Sultan shut down the inquiries.
In 2019, the NAB had launched inquiries into transfer of 14,400 kanal public land in Bahawalpur. The NAB Multan had sent show cause notices and questionnaire to former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif.
Now the NAB chairman has directed to send the matter of transfer of the public land to the senior member Board of Revenue. Following amendment in the law, investigation into transfer of the public land wo0uld be conducted by the Punjab Revenue Authority.