President of Pakistan, Arif Alvi appointed Zahir Shah as the new deputy chairman for National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Shah will be replacing Hussain Asghar in his three-year tenure. Shah’s name as the new deputy chairman was given by Chairman NAB Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal to the President House.
Hussain Asghar had recently resigned from the said position on October 4 and the post has been vacant since. His resignation was accepted two days later on October 6. Earlier, Asghar was also the former director-general of the Anti-Corruption Establishment in Punjab and worked from September 24, 2018, to February 22, 2019.