Federal cabinet okays appointment of Aftab Sultan as Chairman NAB

ISLAMABAD: Federal cabinet on Thursday approved appointment of Aftab Sultan as new Chairman of National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

According to details, Aftab Sultan has served as Director General of Intelligence Bureau.

The position of Chairman NAB had been unoccupied since the former chairman Justice (R) Javed Iqbal retired on Jun 2, 2022. Deputy Chairman Zahira Shah was performing as acting NAB head.

Aftab Sultan joined the police force as assistant superintendent of police (ASP) in 1977.

He has also worked in the Special Branch for 8 years. Besides this, he has served as DIG Elite Force.

He was regional police officer (RPO) of Sargodha in former president Pervez Musharraf’s tenure and later served as the chief of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) during the tenure of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

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