ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) during an Executive Board Meeting (EBM) on Friday decided to file a corruption reference against former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf in a case pertaining to rental power projects (RPPs) Naudero-I.
A corruption reference in this case will also be filed against ex-secretary water and power Fayyaz Elahi, former managing director Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) Fayyaz Ahmed Khan and ex-managing director of Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco) Tahir Basharat Cheema.
According to a statement issued by NAB’s spokesman Nawazish Ali Asim, the accused allegedly awarded RPP contracts of 51 megawatts without open competitive bidding in violation of RRP rules, National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) Act and Rental Services Contract (RSC) to favour sponsors at the cost of state exchequer.
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