Asif says NAB has begun enquiry against Babar Awan for delay in Nandipur power project

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Federal Minister for Water, Power and Defence Khawaja Asif has said that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials have recorded his statement and begun a probe against against Babar Awan for the delay in Nandipur Power Project.

Asif said that Nandipur power project will cost Rs 58 billion of which Rs 49 billion have already been spent while the remaining Rs 9 billion would be used to buy machinery.  He ruled out the rumors regarding Nandipur power project and said that critics should investigate before commenting over issue.

The minister alleged that Babar Awan’s lack of interested resulted in prolonged delay in timely completion of the project and NAB has started investigation against him.