NAB chairman holds meeting with Iranian Deputy Minister of Justice

ISLAMABAD - National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry on Friday held a meeting with Iranian Deputy Minister of Justice, Ali Reza Abedi Kazemi and discussed matters of mutual interests.

The meeting was held on sidelines of 6th session of United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) being held in St Petersburg, Russia.

NAB chairman highlighted the significance of relationship of both brotherly Muslim countries, says a message received here. He explained working of NAB and overall anti-corruption regime in Pakistan in detail. Iranian delegation was also briefed about three-pronged anti-corruption strategy of NAB that is awareness, prevention and enforcement.

Abedi explained anti-corruption regime in Iran and clarified that there is no central authority on anti-corruption in Iran. There are mainly five institutions which are dealing with corruption and Ministry of Justice is focal point for UNCAC.

Both sides also discussed various resolutions which are being tabled on different aspects related to provisions of UNCAC. Both sides agreed to have more frequent contacts and cooperation on issues of mutual interests.


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