FBR strikes NRO with officers facing 300 inquiries: report | Pakistan Today

FBR strikes NRO with officers facing 300 inquiries: report

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has signed an NRO with its officers facing around 300 inquiries as no penny was retrieved from alleged syphoned off money worth Rs100 billion, according to a local English daily.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had sought a detailed report about pending inquiries against officers in the official communication titled “Issue of Good Governance in the FBR,” that he sent to the FBR.  To this, the FBR had responded that mostly all of the officers got restored through the Service Tribunal, high courts or Supreme Court of Pakistan.

It has been indicated that more than 120 officers of customs department working in different stations of the country were involved in alleged theft 7, 000 Afghan transit trade containers that went missing from 2008 to 2010.

Moreover, a number of officials were found involved in the wrong assessment of imported consignment of wheat and the unlawful release of gateway exchange after obtaining illegal gratification.

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