Lahore: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to investigate former Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States Ali Jehangir Siddiqui over charges corruption in Ashiana-e-Iqbal Housing Scheme scam.
It was reported on Friday that anti-graft watchdog body inquired Ali Jehangir and later decided to transform it into an investigation.
Ali Jehangir Siddiqui was formerly Pakistan’s ambassador to Unites States.
“Soon an approval will be sought from the Chairman NAB in this regard,” sources said.
The erstwhile ambassador is charged of alleged corruption in Ashiana-e-Iqbal Housing along with former federal secretary Fawad Hasan Fawad.
NAB has also got hands over evidence showing his business partnership with Fawad Hasan Fawad.
Arrest warrants of Ali Jehangir Siddiqui could be arrested if he showed his non- cooperation.